Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs reckons that the World Cup is the perfect stage for the likes of Marcus Rashford and Raheem Sterling to ‘emerge’ on the World stage.
The Manchester United and Man City youngsters have been labelled as players with massive potential ever since they made their respective breakthroughs in the Premier League, but have yet to prove themselves to be among the games elite.
However with England just days away from their first World Cup fixture against Tunisia on June 18, these players as well as all of the other youngsters in the England squad will have a chance to shine.
One man who knows what its like to make his Premier League breakthrough at a young age is Ryan Giggs, who is now in charge of the Wales national team.
However, he has tipped England’s exciting players to ‘get fans off their seat’ citing Rashford and Sterling as ones to watch:
“I mean young players sometimes emerge at the World Cup and it’s the making of them,” Giggs told Russia Today.
“The likes of Sterling, Rashford, closer to home, it will be interesting to see how these players do because they’re talented players.
“They’re players who get fans off their seats and, you know, similar to Michael Owen in the ‘98 World Cup, similar to Wayne [Rooney] in 2004 It can be the emergence of young players at major championships.”