Marcus Rashford has provided supporters with a positive update by confirming the knee injury he suffered in England training is just a ‘slight niggle’.
England manager Gareth Southgate revealed that Rashford had picked up a ‘slight knock’ on Monday, the day before his England squad jetted off to Russia for the 2018 World Cup which kicks off on Thursday.
The 20-year-old also missed England’s first training session at their Repino base camp on Wednesday as concerns grew regarding his availability for Monday’s Group G opener against Tunisia.
Rashford has since cooled suggestions that he won’t be at 100% by tweeting to his over-one millions followers on Wednesday afternoon.
Thanks for the messages I've been getting. Picked up a slight niggle but ...
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