England supervisor Gareth Southgate has confirmed that Manchester United and Three Lions ahead Marcus Rashford has sustained an damage that may doubtlessly see him miss his nation’s World Cup opener on Monday.
The England supervisor revealed the 20-year-old striker had picked up a “slight knock” in the Three Lions’ last coaching session earlier than flying out to Russia, as reported by the Independent.
The Group G contenders touched down in St Petersburg on Tuesday afternoon when with Southgate’s males set to tackle Tunisia of their opening match, earlier than dealing with debutantes Panama and 2014 quarter finalists Belgium.
Southgate revealed Rashford will likely be assessed by medical workers, however is assured the damage is just not too severe. However, the younger striker could but be compelled to overlook the Three Lions’ opening recreation towards the Eagles of Carthage.
Should the England starlet be compelled to sit down out a sequence of World Cup matches matches he’ll undoubtedly be a nice miss for his group, with the younger striker most not too long ago netting a sensational strike in the last World Cup warm-up match towards Costa Rica.
Throughout the 2017/18 marketing campaign, Rashford made a complete of 52 appearances for the Red Devils throughout all competitions, scoring 13 objectives and aiding a additional 9, serving to earn his place in England’s 23-man World Cup squad.
The Manchester United youth product, who has scored thrice whereas on worldwide responsibility, was set to attend his first World Cup this month, though his most up-to-date damage has put his inclusion unsure.