Mixed in amongst campaigning for millions of children and taking over social media, Marcus Rashford managed to squeeze in a Manchester United training session yesterday.

He has a serious game to prepare for, with United taking on Tottenham in just two days time.

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He was keen to remind people of this, sharing a picture of him training at Carrington, with the caption ‘back to the day job’.

Rashford’s picture caught the attention of England teammate and Chelsea rival Tammy Abraham, who made the observation that Rashford looked stronger.

He remarked, ‘been in the gym’, with a couple of emojis, showing that he believes Rashford looks physically fitter and stronger.

Working out

It must be remembered that Rashford has been out of action now for five months, with his back injury occurring on January 15.

 

The delayed season has provided him with extra recovery time, and plenty of time to hit the gym and do non-ball work to get fitter and stronger.

Rashford is at a crucial stage of his football development, where his game has begun to take off to a new level. Cristiano Ronaldo went up a gear in his early 20s too, with a physical improvement one of the keys behind it.

We noted back in early December after the away win at The Etihad, that Rashford appeared faster, and stronger. He is no longer the ‘spindly teenager’ who broke into United’s team four years ago..

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