England manager Gareth Southgate is expected to rest Marcus Rashford for this evening’s game against Kosovo at St Mary’s, replacing him with Borussia Dortmund wide man Jadon Sancho, per Sky Sports.
Rashford, who started Saturday’s 4-0 win over Bulgaria, will be rested for tonight’s clash on the south coast as manager Southgate looks to ‘freshen things up’ against the European minnows.
Sancho has already produced three goals and four assists in all competitions for Dortmund this term, and came on for the final 20 minutes at Wembley three days ago.
Southgate is also set to hand starts to full-backs Trent Alexander-Arnold and Ben Chillwell (via Sky Sports), while Leicester City’s James Maddison could be introduced to make his senior debut as the game nears its end, per the Independent.
“We need to get the right attacking and defending profiles to make sure we win the game,” said Southgate, ahead of this evening’s clash (Sky Sports).
With the news of Sancho replacing Rashford in the England team tonight, many United fans have taken to Twitter to plead with their beloved club to do the same next season…
Can he replace them in the United starting XI too?
— deezy (@deezygamboa) September 9, 2019
Yeah hopefully he replaces him @ManUtd next season
— ghost (@talk_and_do) September 9, 2019
He should in Manchester too
— (@abdulmalikpapi) September 9, 2019
He should also replace him in the United line up permanently from next season.
— Maxy Rela (@RelaMaxy) September 9, 2019
So will he when we sign Sancho at United
— the GIFT- (@iam_pasam) September 10, 2019
now to work on him replacing rashford for united
— süprNES (@nes0901) September 10, 2019
Sancho is a better option to any man united Frontline so
— oluFALUJO (@olufalujo) September 10, 2019
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