Rashford’s Injury Woes Continue, Doubt Looms for Bournemouth Clash
In a frustrating turn of events for Manchester United, forward Marcus Rashford has been dealt another blow on the injury front ahead of their crucial trip to face Bournemouth. The 25-year-old, who recently missed the victory against Wolves due to a leg injury, had shown signs of recovery during training this week and was expected to be in contention for Saturday’s match at the Vitality Stadium.
However, an unforeseen setback has surfaced, as Rashford has fallen ill, raising doubts about his participation in the upcoming fixture. Speaking at the pre-match press conference, United manager Erik ten Hag shared the concerning news with the attending reporters.
“Rashy displayed excellent form throughout the week in training, but unfortunately, he reported feeling unwell today,” ten Hag revealed. “We will closely monitor his condition and assess his recovery over the course of the day, ultimately determining his availability for tomorrow’s match.”
The setback comes as a significant blow for both Rashford and Manchester United, as they aim to secure a crucial victory in their pursuit of key objectives this season. The dynamic forward’s absence would undoubtedly be felt, given his contribution to the team’s attacking prowess and ability to influence matches.
With a comprehensive medical team at their disposal, United will spare no effort in ensuring Rashford’s swift recovery, recognizing the importance of his presence on the pitch. As the clock ticks down to kick-off, all eyes will be on the English international’s health and his prospects of overcoming the illness in time to feature against Bournemouth.
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