Arsenal legend slams Solskjaer for Marcus Rashford’s injury

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Arsenal legend Ian Wright has slammed manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for risking the health of Marcus Rashford when he knew the player was not fit enough to play against Wolves.

Rashford came on as a sub in that game and didn’t last long on the pitch before suffering injury that will keep him out for more than a month.

“Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he knew Marcus Rashford was struggling and played him against Wolves – now he’s out for three months,” he told BBC Radio 5 Live. “We’re talking about an explosive player that’s going to need to be right.

“Solskjaer is under intense pressure to get United back where they were and he’s thought about himself before he thought about the player. Solskjaer has put himself above Marcus Rashford’s health.

“Now, one of their most promising and most important players is out and that has to come to the manager’s door.”

The Englishman suffered a double stress fracture in his back and will be out for six weeks as confirmed by the Norwegian. But it has been ascertained that the player is likely to miss up to two or three months.