Jose Mourinho gives Marcus Rashford injury update ahead of Arsenal v Man United

The Manchester United manager reveals that Marcus Rashford played with an injury in the 1-0 win at Celta Vigo on Thursday night

Man United striker Marcus Rashford Photo: Hublot

Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Marcus Rashford picked up an injury during Manchester United’s 1-0 win at Celta Vigo on Thursday night.

The England teenager started up front for the Red Devils in Spain in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final.

Rashford broke the deadlock in the 67th minute with a superb free-kick to secure a narrow win against the La Liga outfit ahead of the return leg at Old Trafford next week.

The 19-year-old has been enjoying a run in the Manchester United first-team following Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s season-ending knee injury.

Manchester United will make the long trip to Arsenal in their next Premier League game at the Emirates Stadium.

Speaking to BT Sport after Manchester United’s 1-0 win against Celta Vigo on Thursday night, Mourinho confirmed Rashford was playing with an injury in the second leg.

“Yes [he is injured]. He started the game with a little problem and obviously with the running he was feeling it.

“Martial was fresh and he had to give us these last 10-15 minutes where we thought we still could score. We tried until the end to win the match and score goals but we missed chances.”

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Rashford has scored 12 times in 48 games for Manchester United in all competitions this term.

The 18-year-old broke into the Manchester United first-team under Mourinho’s predecessor Louis van Gaal.

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