Marcus Rashford in Manchester United squad to face Newcastle
Posted by  badge Boss on Apr 02, 2023 - 08:16AM
Marcus Rashford arrived with Manchester United’s players for their trip to Newcastle (Eamonn and James Clarke)

has travelled with ’s squad for their Premier League clash with on Sunday.

Rashford has been in sublime form for United this season with 27 goals in all competitions so far.

But the 25-year-old was forced to withdraw from England’s qualifiers during the international break after he suffered a knock in the 3-1 win over Fulham in the FA Cup.

Rashford was able to take part in Friday’s training session and is now in line to keep his place in the team for United’s trip to St James’ Park on Sunday.

Erik ten Hag is also likely to bring Raphael Varane back into the starting side after the French World Cup winner did not feature in United’s last two matches.

Bruno Fernandes, Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire also travelled (Eamonn and James Clarke)

Elsewhere, Ten Hag claimed on Friday that Anthony Martial has a strong chance of making his comeback after missing United’s last 13 games.

‘He is training. So, for two weeks now,’ Ten Hag said.

‘I think he can be in the squad for Sunday.’

However, Martial was not pictured with the majority of his United teammates who arrived at Manchester Airport on Saturday.


GOALKEEPERS: David de Gea, Jack Butland, Nathan Bishop

DEFENDERS: Raphael Varane, Lisandro Martinez, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Tyrell Malacia, Diogo Dalot, Aaron Wan-Bissaka

MIDFIELDERS: Bruno Fernandes, Scott McTominay, Fred

ATTACKERS: Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, Antony, Wout Weghorst

Luke Shaw and Marcel Sabitzer were also not spotted but all three players may have opted to travel directly to the private terminal and could still be in the squad.

and was left on the bench for Austria’s 2-1 win over Estonia on Monday.


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