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Rashford injury update as star returns training after missing England Qualifiers

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MARCUS RASHFORD has returned to Manchester United training having missed England’s Euro 2024 qualifiers through injury.

The in-form forward pulled out of Gareth Southgate’s squad that went on to beat both Italy and Ukraine.

Marcus Rashford missed England's Euro 2024 qualifiers through injury

Rashford, 25, picked up a knock in United’s FA Cup victory over Fulham and later pulled out of England’s matches.

But he is back on the pitch again and was pictured training on his own at Carrington.

Rashford did no ball work, instead focussing on fitness as he faces a race to be fit for United’s trip to Newcastle on Sunday.

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The attacker has withdrawn from five of the six non-tournament England squads.

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And he raised eyebrows after by taking a holiday trip to New York while his international team-mates took six points.

But England boss Gareth Southgate defended Rashford when probed.

He said: “Once he’s ruled out of the squad, it’s entirely up to him how he spends his time.

“The players don’t get a lot of break. I’m sure our players will be flying off wherever after tomorrow’s game.

“If they get 48 hours with the schedule as it is, I think they have to take advantage of it.”

Rashford is United’s top goal scorer this season, scoring 27 in 47 games while helping Erik ten Hag’s side reach third.

But Tottenham – on the hunt for a new manager after Antonio Conte’s exit – trail by one point but have two games in hand.

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Marcus Rashford in New York

Source: The Sun

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