Even though he was expected to miss time due to ιnjury, Marcus Rashford was beaming during England’s training session.
Cole Palmer replaced the Manchester United player following 61 minutes of Friday’s 2-0 victory over Malta.
Marcus Rashford warmed up for the North Macedonia match.
Tomorrow is England’s last qualifying match.
For Manchester United, this is fantastic news.
Rashford went off injured versus Malta
Just moments before, Rashford had been involved in a collision with Trent Alexander-Arnold; he appeared to be in discomfort as he hobbled off the field.
“I think he is probably okay,” manager Gareth Southgate said in an effort to allay ιnjury concerns.
We figured Cole could get some playing time because of the seriousness of the crаsh.
“I haven’t assessed too much but I think he was okay when he came off.”
The English national team trained at Tottenham’s grounds today in preparation for tomorrow’s match against North Macedonia, the last Euro 2024 qualifier.
Rashford seemed to be in good shape and participated actively throughout the practice.
Jude Bellingham, Levi Colwill, James Maddison, Lewis Dunk, and Callum Wilson have already pulled out of the squad, so this news is a comfort for Southgate.
And after the victory in Malta, Kieran Trippier withdrew for personal reasons.
As group winners, England have already secured their spot in the European Championships.
Following Erik ten Hag’s struggles with injuries this season, the return to full fitness of Marcus Rashford is a tremendous boon to Manchester United.
The Cameroon squad has parted ways with Andre Onana following his groin ιnjury.
Danish players Rasmus Hojlund and Christian Eriksen withdrew from national selection at the start of the international break citing health concerns.
Because of injuries, United were without Casemiro, Lisandro Martinez, Luke Shaw, Tyrell Malacia, Jonny Evans, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, and Amad Diallo in their most recent match against Luton.
The North Macedonia game was Harry Maguire’s pregame warmup.
At the top of Group C, we have the Three Lions.
A possession game was going on between Harry Kane and Jack Grealish.
In preparation for the match, England trained at Tottenham’s facility.