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Manchester United tell Marcus Rashford to get fit again to limit his chance of further injury

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EXCLUSIVE: Manchester United tell fit-weather Marcus Rashford to step up to limit his chance of further injury down the line ahead of his return against Leicester on Saturday

  • Marcus Rashford will be available for the first time this season against Leicester
  • The English attacker underwent shoulder surgery after the European Championship of the summer
  • Due to limited mobility in his left shoulder, he has lost muscle mass in the upper body
  • Rashford was previously hampered by a double back fracture last year











Manchester United want Marcus Rashford to build muscle mass to limit the chance of further injury as the attacker is ready to return.

Rashford will be available for the first time this season against Leicester City on Saturday, following shoulder surgery in August.

The 23-year-old added 4kg of muscle to his lower body as he worked his way back to full fitness. But due to limited mobility in his left shoulder, Rashford has lost muscle mass in his upper body.

Manchester United want Marcus Rashford to build muscle mass to limit the risk of further injuries

Rashford will be available against Leicester City for the first time this season on Saturday

Rashford will be available against Leicester City for the first time this season on Saturday

United believe that if he gets bigger, he has a better chance of meeting the physical demands of the Premier League and staying injury-free going forward.

Rashford was previously hampered by a double back fracture, which took him five months to recover from last year.

He opted for surgery this summer on his troublesome shoulder injury, after playing with pain for nearly a year. He now appears to be in good shape, scoring twice in a closed-door friendly against Blackburn last week.

Rashford has not played a competitive game since the European Championship but will now increase Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s wealth of attacking options.

Rashford opted for surgery on his difficult shoulder injury after Euro 2020 this summer

Rashford opted for surgery on his difficult shoulder injury after Euro 2020 this summer

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