Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford set for return against Leicester | Football News

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford is set to be included within the squad for Saturday’s journey to Leicester City whereas captain Harry Maguire has resumed coaching following a calf pressure, supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stated on Friday.

Rashford underwent shoulder surgical procedure in August and hasn’t performed since England’s Euro 2020 last defeat by Italy in July.

“He’s in the squad, if he’s going to start or not, I can’t tell you… He’s worked really hard throughout the lay-off. Been really bright this week and had a 60-minute involvement behind closed doors last week, so he’s raring to go,” stated Solskjaer.

Maguire, who final performed three weeks in the past against Aston Villa, educated on the grass on Friday for the primary time since his harm however is unlikely to function against his former membership.

Solskjaer confirmed that Maguire’s centre again companion Raphael Varane will probably be out for “a few weeks” resulting from a groin harm he picked up whereas taking part in for France.

“International breaks are sometimes the time to cross your fingers and hope for the best because as we see with Raphael… but Victor (Lindelof) and Eric (Bailly) played in the internationals and got good game time,” stated the Norwegian.

Midfielder Fred and striker Edinson Cavani may also be unavailable following their involvement within the World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Uruguay on Thursday.

United have a tricky run of fixtures arising, with Leicester adopted by league video games against Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City, in addition to residence and away ties against Atalanta within the Champions League.

Solskjaer insisted that United would solely give attention to one sport at a time.

“I can’t think of Atalanta or Liverpool, only Leicester, the key is we think one game at a time. We’re looking forward to this run, every good player wants to play the best teams and we’ve got some of the best teams coming up,” he stated.

“We’ve added some exciting players going forward. We’ve scored goals, it’s a nice time to be an attacking player for us as well, we need to keep that going… (and) come together as a team and make sure we’re hard to play hard against.”

United are fourth within the standings with 14 factors from seven video games however are winless of their final two. Leicester are thirteenth with eight factors.

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