Manchester United forward set to fight for his place

Marcus Rashford is set to fight for his place next season after a lackluster season as Erik ten Hag is confirmed to stay for the next season at Manchester United
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Marcus Rashford is reportedly doing his best to stay and fight for his place at Manchester United after Erik ten Hag was confirmed to remain the manager for the next season.  Even though Rashford is not among the players the club is unwilling to sell which reportedly include academy graduates Alejandro Garnacho and Kobbie Mainoo, as well as Andre Onana, Diogo Dalot, Lisandro Martinez, Amad Diallo, and Rasmus Hojlund, Rashford is set to fight for his place and the badge.

Rashford scored 30 goals during Erik ten Hag's first season as manager but struggled last season, managing only eight goals and a couple of off-field disciplinary issues. The season was difficult for many United players as the team finished 8th in the league and exited the group stages of the Champions League. Rashford's poor form throughout the season led to his exclusion from Gareth Southgate's England squad for EURO 2024 as well. However, Rashford seems keen to stay at United for the next season and regain his form.

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The forward's relationship with Ten Hag was strained during the last season as he was dropped from the squad on a few occasions, partly due to his off-field issues. Rashford was fined two weeks' wages after partying following a defeat by Manchester City. He also missed training after being seen leaving a nightclub in Belfast in the early hours. These separate incidents contributed to his dip in form and tough days with the United squad, eventually leading to his exclusion from the England squad as well for the EUROs.

With Ten Hag confirmed as manager for next season, Rashford is keen to repair their relationship and rediscover the form that saw him score 30 goals in Erik ten Hag’s first season at the club.

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