Marcus Rashford will be out for up to 12 weeks after deciding to have surgery on his troublesome shoulder, On Thursday, the England and Manchester United star met with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and informed him that he needed surgery to address the issue.
Rashford played through pain for the majority of last season, and the injury also limited his appearances for England during their run to the Euro 2020 final this summer, The news comes as a huge disappointment for Solskjaer, who will now be without one of his most influential players until October, the striker is expected to miss nine Premier League games, including matches against Leicester and Liverpool, as well as the first three Champions League group stage matches.
Rashford, 23, tore a muscle in his left shoulder against Arsenal on November 1 and had painkilling injections to help him play the rest of the season, The medical staff at Manchester United assured him that the problem would not worsen, but Rashford struggled to perform at his peak for the remainder of last season, Rashford traveled to Liverpool after the Euros to see a specialist before going on vacation to think about what to do next.
Rashford has now informed United that he wishes to undergo surgery in order to resolve the issue once and for all in order to return to peak condition in the autumn.
According to a United statement: “Marcus will undergo surgery to resolve his shoulder injury following consultation between The Manager, Club Medical Staff, and Specialists. He will now concentrate on his rehabilitation so that he can return as soon as possible.”