Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford scored twice in a behind-closed-doors friendly against Blackburn Rovers yesterday.
The 23-year-old has not played so far this season after undergoing shoulder surgery in the summer but he is expected to be available for selection shortly after the international break.
Following his brace versus Blackburn, fans on Twitter are hotly anticipating Rashford’s return to the first team:
he is coming for the golden boot
— TY (@SACKOGS_) October 6, 2021
It's gonna be scary but not for us
— Sir. Malik (@UTDAbdel) October 6, 2021
Prime Rashford soon😈
— IG: @fpl_meme (@fpl_meme) October 6, 2021
no one’s ready😤
— Breezy Vibez⚡ (@manutd_vibezz) October 6, 2021
The premier league is in trouble
— Jaden🇺🇸 (@utd_jaden) October 6, 2021
HE IS BACK.
— Leo (@utdleo_) October 6, 2021
can’t wait for him to be back
— Matt Ryan ⚠️ (@matthewc10884) October 6, 2021
Rashford x Ronaldo linkup gonna be crazy😩
— VebMUFC🔴 (@veb_mufc) October 6, 2021
We are officially back baby
— Aryan utd 🇮🇳 follow (@Aryanutd) October 6, 2021
Rashford actually had to cope with TWO injuries last season. Not only did the striker have to deal with a shoulder problem, he also suffered ankle ligament damage, which he had to manage at the back end of the campaign.
However, his ankle injury has also had time to heal during his enforced absence, so when the England international does make his comeback, he should be at 100%.
After coming through the friendly yesterday unscathed, Rashford could well be selected in the matchday squad when United face Leicester at the King Power Stadium on Saturday week.