Manchester United suffer selection blow as Marcus Rashford injury update issued – Manchester Evening News

Here are your Manchester United evening headlines on Wednesday, October 6.

United’s selection blow

Manchester United’s South American contingent may be unavailable for selection when they travel to face Leicester in the Premier League after the international break.

Fred and Edinson Cavani are both away on international duty at the moment with their respective nations and are expected to feature in all three matches across the current break, witht he last taking place at 1.30am BST on Friday October 15.

Even if neither of the pair play in the final World Cup qualifier of the international break it is highly unlikely they will be back in England and ready to face Leicester just 38 hours later.

It could leave boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a bit of a selection headache heading into the fixture.

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Mason Greenwood’s famous fan

Nicky Butt has revealed how Jose Mourinho wanted Mason Greenwood to train with the first-team at 15.

The former head of first-team development suddenly left the club in March and is yet to find a new role in football.

And he’s now revealed Mourinho wanted Greenwood to train with the first team when he was 15 – but he couldn’t as he was at school.

Butt also detailed how Louis van Gaal changed Manchester United after joining the club.

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Rashford is back

United fans rejoice – Marcus Rashford is back and he’s already scoring.

Rashford scored on his return from injury on Wednesday after starting for Manchester United in a behind closed doors friendly against Blackburn Rovers.

The forward has been out of action since the European Championship having had shoulder surgery, but he’s been in full training recently and played against the Championship side at Old Trafford, getting on the scoresheet.

And he turned in a stellar performance on his return and could now be set to feature for the first team against Leicester City a week on Saturday.

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