Rasmus Hojlund reveals his Manchester United idol

Rasmus Hojlund had a dismal start to life at Manchester United following his big summer transfer.

However, he has now scored four in his last four Premier League games and is 7/4 to score anytime vs Aston Villa on Sunday.

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Rasmus Hojlund reveals Manchester United idol

Ahead of the game, Rasmus Hojlund spoke to the media about several interesting topics.

When asked about which Man United players he looked up to when he was young, Hojlund said: “It has to be Cristiano.

“[Wayne] Rooney and [Carlos] Tevez as well, but Cristiano was probably the guy. “I remember supporting him and following him at United, then watching him at the period when he was at Real Madrid and Juventus, then back again as well. He’s always been my idol.”

Hojlund was then asked to name his dream five-a-side team of United players, excluding those currently at the club, to which he responded: “I need to put Peter [Schmeichel] in goal. Peter because… Peter is Peter, he’s Danish. Peter won everything here and is a legend but he’s also a legend in Denmark because he won the Euros, so he has to be there.

“I need to put Rio [Ferdinand] in there because he’s very memorable to me. I would love to put [Nemanja] Vidic there but I can only have one defender.

“I want to put Ryan Giggs in there, Paul Scholes and Cristiano. You still get a balanced midfield and then you can just leave him [Ronaldo] up front.”

Josh Barker

Josh Barker

Middlesbrough fan from the North East of England. @JoshBarker979 on Twitter.