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Manchester United handed a huge double injury boost as top 4 battle heats up

Rashford at Man Utd
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The eagerly-anticipated top-four battle in the Premier League this season has just heated up with a huge double injury boost for Manchester United.

Manchester United have welcomed Marcus Rashford and Scott McTominay back to training ahead of their final three Premier League games of the season.

On Wednesday, the club revealed that Rashford and McTominay trained at Carrington. This could not have come at a better time. The Red Devils are chasing one of the four Champions League spots available before the end of the 2022/23 Premier League campaign. Every match until May 28 will play an integral role in where they end up.

“There is good news regarding Marcus Rashford and Scott McTominay, who have both returned to training,” read a club statement.

“Our leading scorer took part in the session after missing the win over Wolves due to injury.”

Rashford has put away an impressive 29 goals and 11 assists in 53 games across all competitions this season, including 16 goals in the Premier League.

The attacker missed last Saturday’s 2-0 win over Wolves with a leg injury. As for McTominay, the midfielder hasn’t played since scoring in the club’s 2-0 win against Everton on April 8.

The duo’s progress is a welcome boost for United. Erik ten Hag’s side recently lost Marcel Sabitzer to a season-ending knee injury. Lisandro Martinez and Donny van de Beek are also out for the rest of the campaign.

Raphael Varane, on the other hand, also featured in training on Wednesday despite the defender coming off against as a precaution.

United, who sit fourth in the Premier League, return to action on Saturday away to Bournemouth.