England’s medical team will keep a close eye on the fitness of Marcus Rashford in the run-up to their Euro 2020 qualifier against Czech Republic on Friday, even though the Manchester United forward has declared himself fit for the game.
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The Daily Mail reported that the 21-year-old completed an indoor training session at St George’s Park on Monday and is set to begin full training from today, following the groin injury he incurred in his club’s 0-2 defeat to West Ham last month. The news was relayed to followers of the @utdxtra Twitter account.
England medics will monitor the fitness of Marcus Rashford closely this week. He has declared himself fit for Friday's Euro 2020 qualifier v Czech Republic. #mufc [Mail]
— United Xtra (@utdxtra) October 7, 2019
Despite going off injured at London Stadium a couple of weeks ago, Rashford has played in each of Manchester United’s last three matches, featuring for the entirety of their Premier League games against Arsenal and Newcastle. [via TransferMarkt]
These Manchester United fans on Twitter are hoping that Rashford will be given a breather during the international break:
The lads desire to play for club and country is absolutely unbelievable but he desperately needs the 2 weeks to rest and recover get some of his own training in…
— Tom (@Rashfordesque1) October 7, 2019
I’m on my knees give him a rest pic.twitter.com/8WKR8aLnx0
— utd (@MR10UTDJL14) October 7, 2019
Of course he has, he could have no legs and he would declare himself fit.
Just give yourself a break Marcus and come back 100% for United!!!
— Jake (@MUFC_JAKE_DARTS) October 7, 2019
I hope he pulls out of the squad.. the mans burnt out. Needs a rest and find his form again. Been asking so much from him, a 21 yr old.
— MUFCPoni (@MufcPoni) October 7, 2019
this guys gonna collapse one day he needs a rest
— hasanayn (@hasanayn6ix) October 7, 2019
Southgate, please don’t use him.
— KELLY (@ogakelly) October 7, 2019
Bro should rest. He looks tired
— OyinboBoy (@eroninidaniel) October 7, 2019
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