EPL: Rashford out for six weeks

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has confirmed that Marcus Rashford will be out of action for at least six weeks, following a double stress fracture in his back

The striker was absent as United lost 2-0 to Liverpool on Sunday, having sustained the injury during their FA Cup third-round replay victory against Wolves in midweek.

Although Solskjaer was initially optimistic about the England international featuring this weekend at Anfield, he has now revealed details of a longer lay-off.

“He’s suffered a bad injury,” Solskjaer revealed post-match to Sky Sports.

“It’s a [back] stress fracture, it happened against Wolves.

“It’s not happened before, it happened there and then. He’ll be out for a while. He won’t be back until after the mid-season break.

“[It’s] normally six weeks to heal, but I’m not a doctor, and then he needs rehab after that probably.”

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