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Marcus Rashford is unlikely to play in the next game due to an injury sustained in Manchester United's last game against Wolves.  According to his manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the plan to put the 22-year-old in play "backfired" after he went off with a back injury in the 80th minute.

 

"He was involved in the goal, so that was a positive, but it backfired," Solkjaer said. "He's a quick healer and he'll play through some pain, definitely, if he's capable and it's not a bad, bad injury, but we've seen that he's struggled lately. But that's been more when he's been tired. He wasn't on long enough to be tired so it might be something that just happened there and then."

 

Solskjaer, whose side play away at Premier League leaders Liverpool on Sunday, said Rashford "couldn't run". "He'll be tested in the next few days - we have to see for Sunday," added the Norwegian. "He's been absolutely top this season so we'll do anything and everything we can to get him fit for Sunday. If he's not, then we'll play without him."

 

 

Rashford has featured in 13 matches - starting 11 of them - since the beginning of December, scoring nine goals in that period. United will now play either Watford or League One side Tranmere away from home in the fourth round of the FA Cup on 26 January. Solskjaer's side are also fifth in the Premier League, in the last 32 of the Europa League and trail Manchester City 3-1 after the opening leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final.

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