Revealed: Why Rashford missed the Wolves match
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed that Marcus Rashford picked up an ankle injury ahead of Tuesday night’s Premier League fixture against Wolverhampton Wanderers.
However, speaking to Sky Sports ahead of the Wolves game, Ole said that Rashford's absence was due to a fresh injury, not a recurrence of the previous one.
“Yeah, he got a knock again, but it’s a different ankle, it’s not the same ankle luckily. He’ll be sorely missed today. Hopefully Rom [Lukaku] can do the job though.
“We tried to get him [Marcus] fit,”added Ole,“but he didn’t make it so, hopefully we can mend him for the next game.”
Rashford's absence is a concern, given the Mancunian striker has been in superb form in recent months and bagged a first-half goal against Watford on Saturday.
However, the boss has a ready-made replacement in Lukaku, who starts for the first time since 10 March. The Belgian will be hoping to continue his recent scoring run - he has bagged an impressive six goals in the last four outings.
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