MARCUS RASHFORD is making steady progress after shoulder surgery and could be back in training by the end of the month.
The Manchester United striker, 23, had an operation two weeks ago.
Rashford’s injury hampered the end to his season as he played through the pain barrier at Euro 2020.
He is having rehab sessions twice a week.
And United are hopeful he could even be back playing at the end of September.
That would be weeks before his planned return date.
Rashford could start light training within the next ten days.
And the club are delighted at the speed of his recovery.
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It is understood Rashford has carried out water treadmill work, resistance work and squats to build up strength.
He is in less pain now but is still wearing a brace.
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And Rashford will be on a special programme for the next couple of weeks.
Meanwhile, United midfielder Andreas Pereira, 25, is set to join Brazilian side Flamengo on a season-long loan.
The South American giants have also wrapped up a move for Chelsea winger Kenedy.
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