Marcus Rashford claimed he has been heckled, threatened, and questioned: “for weeks”. After an incident involving a group of Manchester United fans went viral on Wednesday
Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford has left the United Kingdom to clear his head after an incident involving Manchester United fans went viral on Wednesday. Rashford claimed he has been heckled, threatened, and questioned for “weeks,” after an incident involving the fans went viral.
Following his clash with a fan following Manchester United’s Champions League defeat on Tuesday against Atletico Madrid. Marcus Rashford ‘left the country in order to clear his head. The England international, 24, played 23 minutes of the tie on Tuesday night Round of 16 matches.
Manchester United has now been without a major trophy for over six years. With the UEFA Cup final defeat, United will now go over two weeks without playing any club fixture. Rangnick’s side play no matches next weekend. However, Manchester United’s next fixture is against Leicester City on 2nd April
United fans criticize Marcus Rashford
United will face Arsenal after the International break at Old Trafford on Saturday. And Liverpool’s win ensured that the fourth-place Gunners remain one point ahead of United. If United wins, they will go ahead in the season with a real chance to qualify for next season’s Champions League.
Marcus Rashford has taken advantage of this opportunity by traveling overseas to recharge himself. The Telegraph claims that Rashford left Old Trafford on Tuesday in an attempt to clear his head after a few fans criticized him after the match.
Several supporters shouted, “Come on, Rashford!” while another added, “Come on guys, after that performance. ” Rashford then spoke with a steward before walking away and gesturing with his right hand. However, he clarified that he wasn’t giving the finger, as claimed by some social media users.
“Rashford wrote in a statement, posted on Twitter: “A video can paint a thousand words and in this case lead to inaccurate info being shared on social media. Guys for weeks I’ve been heckled, threatened, questioned and last night my emotion got the better of me. I’m a human being.”
In the past two seasons, Rashford scored 43 goals in all competitions for United. Though he has managed just five goals this season. However there have been reports that England’s manager Gareth Southgate could drop him for their friendlies against Switzerland and Ivory Coast late this month.
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