Marcus Rashford has returned to Manchester United’s beginning lineup for his or her UEFA Champions League conflict in opposition to Copenhagen tonight (November 8). Fans aren’t overly thrilled to see the English ahead return to Erik ten Hag’s aspect.
The 25-year-old was omitted from the Red Devils’ complete matchday squad for his or her 1-0 win in opposition to Fulham on Saturday (November 4). The cause given was that he was affected by an damage he incurred throughout coaching.
However, Ten Hag reprimanded Rashford for celebrating his birthday on October 29. Last season’s Red Devils’ high scorer went for an evening out after a 3-0 defeat to Manchester City at Old Trafford earlier within the day.
There have been query marks over Rashford’s type this season and he nonetheless sits on only one aim in all competitions. Ten Hag has put his religion in him insisting that ‘he is dedicated to Manchester United’.
Thus, Rashford begins in assault in his unpreferred proper place in United’s frontline, with Rasmus Hojlund in Alejandro Garnacho in assault.
Meanwhile, Bruno Fernandes, Scott McTominay, and Christian Eriksen begin in midfield. Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Jonny Evans, Harry Maguire, and Diogo Dalot are in protection, with Andre Onana persevering with in aim.
One fan was enraged with Ten Hag’s workforce choice:
“Sack Ten hag , What’s this Line up.”
Another fan reckons Rashford goes to battle in opposition to Copenhagen:
“Stinky performance incoming.”
Here’s how followers on X (previously Twitter) reacted to the Red Devils attacker making his return to Ten Hag’s beginning lineup:
Paul Parker insists Marcus Rashford has by no means been a superb participant for Manchester United
Former Manchester United defender Paul Parker has hit out at Rashford claiming the English attacker has by no means been a superb participant. He has are available for criticism not too long ago amid a disappointing begin to the season.
Rashford has struggled with only one aim and three assists in 14 video games throughout competitions. That’s a stark distinction to his unimaginable tally of 30 targets and 11 assists in 56 video games throughout competitions.
Parker has reaffirmed his stance that the England worldwide is not a superb participant however only a goalscorer. He additionally would not assume the attacker is an asset for Manchester United. He mentioned (through The Express):
“Marcus Rashford would not carry something to the workforce and I mentioned the identical factor final yr, when he scored all these targets between November and April. He was by no means a superb participant, he was a goalscorer.”
Rashford signed a brand new five-year deal in July, protecting him tied to Old Trafford till 2028. He’s been with the Red Devils his complete profession, scoring 124 targets and offering 71 assists in 373 appearances.
However, many query his mentality when United are in a precarious state of affairs. He’s been unable to come back to the fore for Ten Hag’s aspect throughout their dismal begin to the marketing campaign.