‘We are still discussing that with the experts’: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says no decision has been made on whether or not Marcus Rashford will have surgery for a shoulder injury
- United star was hampered by the problem towards the end of last season
- Rashford played through the pain threshold at the European Championship
- On Tuesday he underwent a scan that showed he was seriously injured
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed Marcus Rashford may still not undergo surgery for the shoulder injury that threatens to rule him out at the start of the season.
The 23-year-old suffered from the problem towards the end of the season with the Red Devils, but played on through the pain threshold for England at the European Championship.
Rashford had a scan on Tuesday and reports showed the damage was so severe that he required surgery.
Marcus Rashford is currently deciding whether or not to have shoulder surgery
However, Solskjaer says no decision has been made yet.
“We are looking at the best option, he went away to think about it a bit and we need to take the best course of action for him and the club,” said the Norwegian after United’s 2-1 friendly win over Derby. .
‘We are still discussing that with the experts.’
Solskjaer also spoke out about the racist abuse that Rashford and England team-mates received after missing their penalties in the final of the European Championship loss to Italy.
“It’s very disappointing and sad,” he said.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says club has yet to decide whether the attacker will do so
“They play football, they do the best for the club, they do the best for their family, they do the best for their country and are brave enough to stand up and take penalties, that’s a win in itself.”
Rashford scored 11 goals in 37 Premier League appearances last season but struggled to make a big impact for England at Euro 2020.
He made five appearances in the tournament, but then missed a penalty in the shootout when Italy defeated England in a shootout.
The 23-year-old has suffered from the shoulder problem in recent months