Marcus Rashford suffered a slight injury in their last game against wolverhapton and might not feature in their next game. The England international has been in top form this season scoring back-to-back in the English Premier League. He has so far scored 22 goals for both club and country this season.
Manchester United will be playing league leasder who have not tasted defeat in the English Premier League this season. The game will be played on Sunday, a game which is regarded as a super Sunday clash. The two clubs are the world’s third greatest revelry of all time after El-Clasico and Milan derby.
Marcus Rashford suffered an injury even before the FA Cup round four tie against Nuno Espirito troop which they won yesterday. The 22-year-old has been instrumental to almost all Manchester United victory this season. He has scored 14 goals in the English Premier League this season and has given four assists as well. He is joint second highest goal scorer in the current
Ole on Marcus Rashford
Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer commenting on him said: “I didn’t want to play him. I think he got a knock, a knee or something, in his back, but he’s been struggling for a little while. “That’s why we’ve kept him away from starting against Wolves, but we needed the win.” To him he did not regret playing Rashford in the game against Wolves yesterday. He said: “He was involved in the goal, so that was a positive, but it backfired.
“He’s a quick healer and he’ll play through some pain, definitely, if he’s capable and it’s not a bad, bad injury, but we’ve seen that he’s struggled lately. “But that’s been more when he’s been tired. He wasn’t on long enough to be tired so it might be something that just happened there and then.
“He’s been absolutely top this season so we’ll do anything and everything we can to get him fit for Sunday. If he’s not, then we’ll play without him.” “He’ll be tested in the next few days – we have to see for Sunday,” added the manager.
Marcus Rashford Impressive Form so Far
Marcus Rashford has featured in 13 matches of which he started 11 of the matches and scored nine in the period. Manchester United are the only team that was able to hold league Liverpool to a 1-1 draw in the EPL this season. And Rashford was instrumental in the game as he scored the only goal for his team in the game.
Manchester United will now play either Watford or League One side Tranmere away from home in the fourth round of the FA Cup on 26 January. United are also fifth in the Premier League, in the last 32 of the Europa League. They will also be playing Manchester City in the return leg of the Carabao which ended 3-1 in the first leg in favor of the Citizens.
Fletcher on Rashford
Many former Manchester United legend has been showing their concerns about the young player’s injury. Darren Fletcher former Manchester United midfielder said an injury to Rashford would be a concern to the team in general. He said Marcus plays a very vital in the team. “The fact he has played 200 games already at such a young age, he is so important,” Fletcher added.
“They are largely becoming reliant on him. Marcus Rashford carries a load in terms of driving team up the pitch, getting shots getting goals, getting assists. “He has almost been like a one-man team.”
The advices which people has been giving before now which was not adhere to due to insufficient players is now playing out. A football writer Henry Winter said before now that clubs need to be careful “not to flog” the players too much by playing them in too many games. “It is interesting listening to ex-professionals saying he is not quite running as freely as they would expect and is holding something back,” Winter added.
“I understand why Manchester United have to play him and I understand his mentality; he loves this club, plays for the shirt. “He is Manchester United’s most important player but at some stage we have to take a step back and say: Let’s not flog these players too much.
“It is not an England thing, this is about making sure he is ready for Manchester United over the next few years and not burning him out too often.” Rashford took to his twitter handle and wrote: “Never want to feel like I’ve let my teammates, the club and most importantly the fans down so did my very best to carry on tonight and was gutted to come off”
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