Odion Ighalo claims Marcus Rashford is fully recovered from his injury

‘Rashford is back training as normal’: Manchester United handed huge boost as Odion Ighalo reveals team-mate is fully recovered from his back injury ahead of the Premier League’s restart

  • Odion Ighalo claimed Marcus Rashford has fully recovered from injury setback
  • The English top flight is set to restart in two weeks’ time on Wednesday, June 17 
  • Rashford was sidelined with injury in FA Cup clash against Wolves in January
  • Here’s how to help people impacted by Covid-19

Manchester United have been handed a huge boost as Odion Ighalo claimed team-mate Marcus Rashford has fully recovered from his injury ahead of the resumption of the Premier League.

The English top flight is set to restart in two weeks’ time on Wednesday, June 17 after being suspended by the coronavirus pandemic back in March. 

Rashford was sidelined in January with a back injury but Ighalo has revealed the England international has returned to training.

Odion Ighalo claimed team-mate Marcus Rashford has fully recovered from his back injury

Striker Ighalo pictured during a training session at the Aon Training Complex on Wednesday

‘Everybody is looking good. Running, working hard and playing football,’ he told the club’s official website.

‘Little two-a-sides and doing some ball work. Everyone is getting better and better.

‘Everyone is back, even Paul (Pogba) is back training normally and Rashy is back training as normal.

Midfielder Paul Pogba is ‘back training normally’ after being on the sidelines through injury

Jesse Lingard smiles for the camera during training ahead of the Premier League’s resumption

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side restart campaign with a game against Tottenham later this month

‘Everyone is training normally and training full and all that, so the squad is full and everyone is ready, I think.

‘I can’t wait for the league to start again.’

There were concerns that the double stress fracture Rashford sustained against Wolves in an FA Cup clash would rule him out for the remainder of the 2019-20 season.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side restart their campaign with a game against Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham later this month.




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