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Rashford Makes Man Utd Squad for Carabao Cup Final Despite Injury Scare
- Marcus Rashford has been in the form of his life for Manchester United since the end of the World Cup
- Erik Ten Hag reported him as a doubt for the Carabao Cup final against Newcastle
- The England international has now travelled with the squad for the showdown at Wembley tomorrow
Marcus Rashford has been one of the most in-form forwards in Europe since the end of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup, where he represented England and scored three goals before they were eliminated in the quarter-final.
He carried on the form to the club side and has been Manchester United's brightest attacker as the Red Devils keep hope alive for a possible quadruple this season, the first of which could come tomorrow.
The Reds hope to win their first trophy since the 2017 UEFA Europa League won under Jose Mourinho. They face Newcastle United at Wembley tomorrow evening.
Rashford makes United squad
As reported by talkSPORT, United boss Erik Ten Hag during his press conference, confirmed the England international is an injury doubt for the Wembley affair, sending panic to the fans.
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As observed by Metro UK, the 25-year-old made the squad announced this afternoon, easing fans' fears that their star man will watch the game on the sidelines.
Man Utd celebrate Rashford
Rashford made his debut for Manchester United seven years ago on this day in 2016, replacing French striker Anthony Martial, who was injured during the warm-up.
He has now scored over 100 goals for his boyhood club. He achieved this feat a day before his 25th birthday. He has also been awarded MBE for his social intervention against child hunger in the UK.
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How could Man Utd line up with Rashford
Sports Brief earlier analysed how Manchester United could line up without Rashford if the winger does not overcome his injury worry and misses the match.
This is not expected to bring much change to the squad. Youngster Alejandro Garnacho or Jadon Sancho are expected to fill up for him on the left side of the attack in Erik Ten Hag's favoured 4-3-3 formation.
The Dutch is expected to retain a backline of David De Gea, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Raphael Varane, Lisandro Martinez and Luke Shaw, while Casemiro, Marcel Sabitzer and Fred are expected to be the three-man midfield.