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Patrick Kluivert believes Premier League stars Marcus Rashford and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are capable of succeeding Luis Suarez at Barcelona.
Suarez has been one of the most prolific goalscorers in Europe over the past decade, scoring 168 goals in 227 appearances for Barca.
Despite the 32-year-old Uruguayan still being a lethal presence in front of goal, Barca are said to be scouring the market for his potential successor.
And Dutch legend Kluivert believes Manchester United forward Rashford and Arsenal star Aubameyang are both capable of thriving at the Nou Camp.
England international Rashford has scored 13 goals this season – thriving under caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer – while Aubameyang has made a bright start to his Gunners career.
‘I like Marcus Rashford, a lot. It will be really difficult to get him over [to Barcelona],’ Kluivert told Sport360.
‘But he is a good player. I don’t see a lot of players who can play in Barcelona. [Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick] Aubameyang, perhaps he can play.
‘There is not a lot. Maybe some players who can play in La Liga, young players.
‘But, for me, I think the best one is Marcus Rashford.’ Rashford predominantly played on the wings under former Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho but has now established himself as United’s new number one frontman, ahead of Romelu Lukaku.
Speaking about Rashford last month, Solskjaer said:
‘He’s got frightening pace, he’s now become stronger, he can hold the ball up for us and he’s a great link player.
‘He can become a top, top one [striker]. We can talk about Harry Kane and his class, and I’m sure Marcus has got the potential to get up there. He’s been brought up here.’
Danny Murphy, the former Liverpool and England midfielder, believes the form of Rashford could force Lukaku to leave United in the summer.
‘I don’t think Lukaku will want to be a number two, he’ll want to be the main man somewhere,’ he told talkSPORT.
‘I think Rashford has become the main striker who plays in all the big games for Man United.
‘And I don’t think Lukaku is going to sit around as Rashford’s understudy, I think he could go in the summer.’