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England star Marcus Rashford breaks silence on injury scare ahead of World Cup

England star Marcus Rashford breaks silence on injury scare ahead of World Cup
Marcus Rashford suffered an injury scare just days before the World Cup (Picture: Getty)

Marcus Rashford has broken his silence after suffering an injury scare just days before the start of the 2018 World Cup.

Gareth Southgate confirmed Rashford, 20, picked up a slight knock during Englands final training session before the squad flew out to Russia on Tuesday.

The news caused some degree of panic among England fans, many of whom hope the Manchester United ace starts the first group game against Tunisia on Monday evening.

But Rashford has taken to twitter to ease concerns over his fitness and says there is nothing to worry about.

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Thanks for the messages I've been getting. Picked up a slight niggle but nothing to worry about ?? #ThreeLions

— Marcus Rashford (@MarcusRashford) June 13, 2018

England star Marcus Rashford breaks silence on injury scare ahead of World Cup
Rashford could be a big player for England in Russia (Picture: Getty)

Rashford is Englands only injury concern ahead of the opening World Cup match against Tunisia.

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Having featured in over 50 games for Manchester United during the 2017-18 season, Rashford scored a stunning goal in Englands friendly win against Costa Rica on Friday.

On Rashfords display, Three Lions boss Southgate said: What pleased me most is that he enjoyed his football tonight.

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He played with a real swagger, hes a Man United player and got booed at the start and cheered off at the end so that tells you about his performance. Im really pleased for him.

Asked whether he was sure of his starting XI for Englands first group match, Southgate added: I might sleep on it.

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