Manchester United have confirmed Marcus Rashford will undergo shoulder surgery —
with the forward to miss the start of the new season. Rashford has been weighing
up the best course of treatment after playing through pain at times during the last
After discussions with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær and members of United’s
medical staff this week, Rashford, decided to go under the knife to resolve the
shoulder issue once and for all.
Solskjaer said on Wednesday that any decision would have to balance the best course
of action for both the player and the club but, after further talks, United has agreed
on the procedure.
A club statement, released on Friday afternoon, read: “Following consultation
between Marcus, the manager, club medical staff, and specialists, Marcus will
undergo surgery imminently to resolve his shoulder injury.
“He will now focus on his rehabilitation in order to return as soon as possible.”