Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sets return date for Man Utd striker Marcus Rashford


Marcus Rashford is close to returning for Manchester United

Marcus Rashford is close to returning for Manchester United (Getty)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that Marcus Rashford is aiming to make his return for Manchester United against Leicester City after the international break.

Rashford is yet to make an appearance this season after undergoing shoulder surgery in August.

The forward has now returned to training and took part in his first contact session with his United teammates on Friday.

And Solskjaer says Rashford is on course to make his comeback against Leicester City on october 16.

‘I hope he will be involved against Leicester,’ said Solskjaer.

‘He’s been training and physically working really hard, joining in with the group as a floater so no tackles on him.

Marcus Rashford is now taking part in full contact training sessions

Marcus Rashford is now taking part in full contact training sessions (Getty)

‘Today was the first day he could be tackled and that’s happened so let’s hope he gets his bearings, finds his movements.

‘There are many, many reasons he could be involved against Leicester.’

United were also handed a boost on Friday as Luke Shaw was included in Solskjaer’s matchday squad for their Premier League fixture against Everton on Saturday.

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