Manchester United’s seek for a centre-forward got here to an finish final summer time when Rasmus Hojlund joined the membership from Serie A aspect Atalanta for a price of £72 million.
The 20-year-old has had an up-and-down begin to his profession at Outdated Trafford. He didn’t but get off to a great begin within the Premier League, however he did rating 5 targets in United’s six Champions League video games.
Hojlund has additionally remained in good kind for his nation and has been named Denmark’s Expertise of the Yr for 2023.
United’s new star is a driving pressure behind Denmark’s profitable Euro 2024 qualifying marketing campaign. He scored seven occasions in his eight matches, making him one of many prime scorers in qualifying.
The Danes will face England within the group phases of the match subsequent summer time, with Slovenia and Serbia forming the 2 extra locations in Group C.
As reported by manutd.com, Hojlund mirrored on the award and spoke of his delight in being chosen.
“It means lots to me. I am extremely proud. It is a particularly proficient discipline of gamers, however I additionally suppose I did nicely this 12 months, and I am very completely happy and happy with myself for successful the award.
“It is at all times nice to win, and there are numerous proficient footballers who’ve gained this award earlier than me – teammates and former teammates – so it is nice to have the ability to say you have gained Expertise of the Yr,” mentioned Rasmus.
As reported by The Peoples Particular person, regardless of his troublesome begin, United stay “100% behind” the younger Dane, who will really feel the strain of being in cost for essentially the most well-known membership on the planet.
United’s quantity 11 might be determined to interrupt his Premier League steal earlier than the New Yr and with three video games to go he has a fantastic likelihood.
West Ham are United’s opponents tomorrow (Saturday), earlier than house video games in opposition to Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest full 2023 for Erik ten Hag’s aspect.
Hojlund hopes for a profitable 2024, each individually and collectively, as he appears to be like to make his mark on the Theater of Desires.