To make sure you never miss out on your favourite NEW stories, we're happy to send you some reminders

Click 'OK' then 'Allow' to enable notifications

Not now
OK
Advert
Advert
Advert

Marcus Rashford breaks silence on Man Utd future amid Erik ten Hag tension claims

Chris Byfield

Published 
| Last updated 

Marcus Rashford breaks silence on Man Utd future amid Erik ten Hag tension claims

Marcus Rashford has hit back at claims his Manchester United future may be in doubt.

There has been speculation of tension between Rashford and United manager Erik ten Hag in the past week.

The England striker was forced to apologise to the Dutchman after attending a nightclub party to celebrate his birthday following last weekend's 3-0 derby defeat to Manchester City.

Reports emerged the day after the City match that Rashford had gone to the Chinawhite nightclub for a pre-arranged birthday party hours after the Old Trafford loss.

Advert

The player was then not included in United's squad for the 1-0 win at Fulham after taking a "heavy knock" in training.

Rashford's absence led some to speculate that there are tensions between the player and Ten Hag.

However, Rashford responded to a tweet from The United Stand questioning whether the 26-year-old's future at the club may be in doubt.

The United attacker bluntly said on X, formally Twitter: "Please STOP spreading malicious rumours."

Advert

Loading…

After a 30-goal haul in all competitions last term, Rashford has endured a difficult start to the season this time around, netting just once for United so far.

However, Ten Hag firmly rejected suggestions the player is not matching the standards set by the United boss.

In a press conference last week, Ten Hag said. "He's fitting in [with Ten Hag's policies]. He's very motivated to put things right. I know which effort he's putting in. He's totally with us.

Advert

"He makes a mistake but it doesn't say he isn't fitting in. I see him every day, on the training, what he's doing, I know. Make one mistake. But also, off the pitch what he's doing, how he lives and I'm sure he's doing everything right to help the team to perform and to let us win."

SPORTbible are on WhatsApp! We've launched a dedicated news channel to send you the latest news, features and plenty more directly on WhatsApp and all you need to do to sign up is click through to our one-way broadcast channel here for 'SPORTbible News' to appear in the 'Updates' tab on your WhatsApp.

Featured Image Credit: Getty

Topics: Football, Manchester United, Marcus Rashford, Premier League, Erik Ten Hag

Chris Byfield
More like this
Advert
Advert
Advert

Chosen for YouChosen for You

Football

Jadon Sancho ignored ex-Liverpool star's warning about Man Utd which was proved totally correct

an hour ago

Most Read StoriesMost Read

Premier League table without VAR revealed and it speaks volumes

7 hours ago