Manchester United have suffered a blow as top scorer and star forward Marcus Rashford will be forced on the sideline with an injury, the Red Devils have officially confirmed. The striker suffered his injury United’s 2-0 win against Everton on Saturday. It has been confirmed by United that Rashford will miss the club’s Europa League quarter-final first leg against Sevilla on Thursday, but further games beyond that.
Rashford has been in great form for United this season, scoring 28 goals in 47 games. The absence of the forward will be felt by manager Erik ten Hag, whose side is relying on the goals scored by Rashford. The club stated: “Marcus Rashford will be unavailable for Thursday’s UEFA Europa League quarter-final game against Sevilla because of a muscle injury. “The forward was withdrawn in the 80th minute of Saturday’s 2-0 Premier League win over Everton at Old Trafford and immediately headed to the dressing room for treatment.”
United boss Ten Hag told the club website that he has the utmost confidence in other players stepping up now that Rashford is sidelined with an injury. “We have many more players across the squad who can score,” he said. “I think we have players like Bruno, like Jadon Sancho, like Anthony Martial, like Scott McTominay, like Antony. We have enough players with the capabilities to score goals, definitely.”