Marcus Rashford provides key Manchester United injury update

Marcus Rashford has revealed he is close to making a full recovery from injury.

The Manchester United forward hasn’t played since suffering a double stress fracture in his back during a 1-0 FA Cup win over Wolves at Old Trafford on January 15th.

But we are delighted to hear that the 22-year-old is feeling better, even if he is due to undergo a scan to formally check on the state of the injury.

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While it is not known yet exactly when Rashford is scheduled top return to action, the Premier League and all competitions United are in are currently suspended over the coronavirus pandemic.

That gives Rashford more time to recover but he says he will be training very soon — most likely from his own him, in self-isolation, with the UK in ‘lockdown’.

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“I feel much better. I have a scan in another couple of days and that should solidify it, but I feel much better compared to two or three weeks ago,” Rashford told Sky Sports News.

“I feel 10 times better now. For me, now it’s just about getting ready to build back up to training and then playing games for the team.

“I’m in a much better place. I’m much happier than I was about a month ago so things are looking positive.”

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will hope to have Rashford back when the football action returns.

United went to the transfer window and completed a January loan deal for Odion Ighalo as a temporary Rashford replacement.

The Nigerian scored four goals in three starts and could be in line for a permanent deal at the club.

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