Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that Marcus Rashford is ready for an prolonged spell on the sidelines, admitting that he might delve into the switch marketplace for ‘short-term offers’ this month.
Rashford was absent for United’s 2-Zero defeat by the hands of arch nemesis Liverpool on Sunday, with information rising through the sport that the England worldwide might be set for a three-month lay off after struggling a double stress fracture of his again within the FA Cup third spherical replay towards Wolves.
Talking after the sport the Norwegian mentioned the 22-year-old will probably be out for a minimum of six weeks, one thing he says the Crimson Devils have ‘simply acquired to take care of’.
“Marcus goes to be out for some time. He suffered a stress fracture towards Wolverhampton [Wanderers],” he advised talkSPORT.
“I don’t understand how lengthy he’ll be out for, nevertheless it’s usually six weeks earlier than you will get going once more they usually’ll he want time to get match match once more.
“We’ve simply acquired to take care of it for some time. He’s been completely unbelievable all season. We had an analogous spell with Anthony [Martial] out for eight weeks.”
Requested if the damage will have an effect on the membership’s switch plans this month, he added: “The everlasting signings we’re , these targets usually are not going to vary as a result of we’ve acquired two or three gamers injured for the following few months.
“Which may imply that we might have a look at some short-term offers that may take us to the summer season. However that may not be the case.”
One participant who could profit from Rashford’s absence is 18-year ahead Mason Greenwood, who has scored 9 targets throughout all competitions for United’s senior group this season.
“We’ve been cautious with him, as a result of there’s a prime participant there,” Solskjaer defined.
“It’s an opportunity for him now. It is likely to be that we do one or two issues within the window, however Mason has a possibility.”
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