14 Jul Manchester United hoping for Marcus Rashford’s return for essential October Premier League run
Manchester United are hoping Marcus Rashford will get well from shoulder surgical procedure in time to characteristic in a vital run of fixtures for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet on the finish of October, sources have informed Football4cast.
Rashford is about to bear surgical procedure on his left shoulder after being hampered by it since November.
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The 23-year-old may very well be dominated out for so long as 12 weeks, however there may be hope he may get well in time to play in a difficult stretch of video games beginning towards Leicester in mid-October.
After travelling to the King Energy Stadium on Oct. 16, United face Liverpool at Previous Trafford on Oct. 23, then Tottenham away on Oct. 30 earlier than a house sport with Manchester Metropolis on Nov. 6. United are additionally as a result of face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Nov. 27 and Arsenal at Previous Trafford on Nov. 30.
Scans undertaken after Rashford’s season ended with England’s penalty shootout defeat to Italy within the Euro 2020 remaining have revealed that his shoulder harm is unlikely to heal sufficiently with relaxation alone, and an operation may happen earlier than the top of the month.
In addition to struggling along with his shoulder, Rashford has additionally been dealing with a foot harm picked up in March.
Regardless of enjoying via ache, he nonetheless managed to attain 21 targets in 57 video games.
Sources have informed Football4cast it has been greater than two years since Rashford performed a sport fully pain-free.
In the meantime, United are anticipated to formally announce the signing of Jadon Sancho this week.
The 21-year-old underwent a medical on Tuesday, and his £72.9 million transfer from Borussia Dortmund has been accomplished.
Sancho has been granted a three-week vacation after his time with England on the European Championship and isn’t anticipated to start coaching at Carrington till August.
He may characteristic in United’s remaining preseason fixture towards Everton at Previous Trafford on Aug. 7 earlier than the brand new Premier League season kicks off on Aug. 14.