Whilst Manchester United managed to successfully secure their place in round four of the FA Cup on Wednesday with a 1-0 win against Wolves, it wasn’t all good news for the Red Devils.
Indeed, their star player of this season Marcus Rashford hobbled off with an injury which will be a major concern for all connected with the club. The England international did not start the game, but he was brought on by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer just after the hour mark to try and change the match.
However, he lasted just 16 minutes on the pitch before being forced off with a back injury, which appeared to be as a consequence of a collision with Matt Doherty. Solskjaer admitted after the game that his decision to play Rashford had “backfired” (BBC Sport), but it appears that there is actually more to the injury than meets the eye.
Back in August the forward admitted that when he was younger he used to have back problems quite often and that he had to carry a bone-healing ultrasound machine which he still uses (@TelegraphDucker). And it has now been revealed by Manchester Evening News reporter Samuel Luckhurst that Rashford has been using that very machine recently and even had it with him before the match against Wolves, indicating that there was a problem before the game and before his collision with Doherty.
After discovering this information, plenty of Man Utd fans have been raging on Twitter with most questioning why Solskjaer brought him on if he was already carrying an injury. Here is what some had to say…
SO WHY DID HE BRING HIM ON
— 🆑️ (@MiraculousPogba) January 15, 2020
Yet again, poor management!
— David Whittaker (@bosswhitta) January 15, 2020
Solskjaer deserves to take a lot of the blame. Why would you bring him on when he knew he was carrying an injury? Absolute stupidity
— Kieran Lehane (@Longsy23) January 15, 2020
i actually hate ole
— CJ (@CJ_utd) January 15, 2020
get ole out of my club #OleOut
— Bruno Is A Baller 🇵🇹 (@ActionTaker_) January 15, 2020
That’s what you get from a relegation calibre manager
— Jurgen (@jurgen_oduor) January 15, 2020
100% not worth the risk in this game then!!
— Si (@JollyJack_14) January 15, 2020
Man Utd fans, what are your thoughts on Solskjaer choosing to play Rashford in this match? Let us know below…
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