Rashford reveals Man Utd 'determination' ahead of FA Cup final

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The Red Devils forward admits that both he and the club are aware of the need to end every season with at least one piece of silverware

Marcus Rashford has aired his “determination” to ensure that Manchester United end another season with major silverware.

Since breaking into the senior set-up at Old Trafford under Louis van Gaal in 2016, the 20-year-old forward has become accustomed to collecting trophies.

He helped United to FA Cup glory at the end of his breakthrough campaign, before celebrating Community Shield, EFL Cup and Europa League successes last term.

The FA Cup is back in his sights for 2018, with Chelsea waiting in the final, and Rashford is aware of the need for the Red Devils to end each passing season with tangible reward to show for their efforts.

The England international told United’s official website: "Finishing the season off with a trophy is always good and would put us in good spirits for next season.

"I think the most important thing is winning that trophy to put us in good stead and, mentally, I always say you don't want to go a season without winning something. That's my determination - to try to win something each year. Hopefully, we can get one this year.

"I think the first trophy sets you off. When you win the first one, the hunger and determination goes up to a level you didn't think it could reach. Now I'm always hungry for it - just the results and the trophies."

Rashford has enjoyed outings against Chelsea in the past, and may be required to lead the line on Saturday as Romelu Lukaku nurses an ankle problem, but he is aware that a collective effort will be required in order to recapture the famous trophy.

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He added: "Finals are different games, you know.

"They've got a lot of big players and big players always turn up in big games. It's going to be an exciting match and, if it comes down to fight, we have to be ready to fight for each other.

"Chelsea are a very good team with a lot of quality players. On the day, they can cause problems for anyone. We have to approach the game with the correct mentality. We know it's going to be a tough game and we have got to be ready to fight." 

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