Man Utd face Man Metropolis after the worldwide break (Image: Getty)
United will play their first Premier League sport in nearly a month after they journey throughout Manchester to face Pep Guardiola’s Metropolis on October 2.
The Crimson Devils secured their fourth successive league win initially of September, beating Premier League leaders Arsenal 3-1 at Outdated Trafford.
However United’s momentum has stalled since then, with their subsequent fixtures in opposition to Crystal Palace and Leeds United postponed following the demise of Queen Elizabeth II.
Manchester United misplaced their opening Europa League match of the season in opposition to Actual Sociedad however bounced again final week with a 2-0 win over Sheriff Tiraspol.
England ahead Rashford missed each video games after selecting up a muscular harm in United’s victory over Arsenal. Final week the 24-year-old was unnoticed of England’s ultimate squad earlier than the Qatar World Cup.
However ESPN say United’s medical workforce don’t consider Rashford’s harm is critical and are assured he might be out there for the Manchester derby following the worldwide break.
Marcus Rashford has missed United’s final two video games (Image: Getty)
Rashford had impressed earlier than his harm setback, scoring three targets in six video games.
Discussing Rashford’s health final week, Ten Hag mentioned: ‘He’s not out there, a consequence after Arsenal. He has a muscle harm.
‘I don’t assume too lengthy, however I don’t know. It’s probably not dangerous, we count on him fairly quickly to be again within the workforce.’
England boss Gareth Southgate, in the meantime, says Rashford nonetheless has an opportunity of constructing his World Cup squad regardless of being omitted from the group final week.
He mentioned: ‘Though our outcomes have been disappointing in the summertime, we’ve got picked on the idea of kind and functionality over a protracted interval.
‘There have been sure gamers we needed to maintain concerned this time, however that mentioned it doesn’t imply that that is the tip for a few of the others who aren’t concerned.
Rashford impressed earlier than his harm setback (Image: Getty)
‘Marcus Rashford, for instance, has proven some encouraging indicators just lately. He’s a participant we all know nicely so if he can carry out at a excessive degree within the subsequent few weeks, he in fact might be into consideration.’
Rashford added on social media: ‘With reference to England, each participant desires to symbolize their nation and I’m no totally different! Sadly, I’m not prepared but as I’ve picked up an premature harm.’
Manchester United’s current run has seen them climb to fifth within the Premier League. Ten Hag’s aspect have a sport in hand over most of their top-four rivals.
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