Ole Gunnar Solskjaer provides Marcus Rashford injury update ahead of Newcastle clash

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Marcus Rashford hobbled down the tunnel at Old Trafford (Picture: Getty)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident that Marcus Rashford will be fit to face Newcastle despite limping off the pitch during Manchester Uniteds 4-1 victory over Bournemouth.

Rashford produced a stunning first-half performance against Eddie Howes side, setting up both of Paul Pogbas goals before getting on the scoresheet himself just before the break.

However, Rashford was replaced by Romelu Lukaku in the 70th minute and hobbled straight down the tunnel at Old Trafford before the Belgian netted Uniteds fourth.

The young England international is excelling under interim boss Solskjaer and there were fears he would miss Wednesdays trip to Newcastle.

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Solskjaer, though, has revealed that Rashford was merely suffering from tiredness and expects the forward to be available.

I think hell be OK. Hes been working so hard and hes been a bit tired. I think hell be alright, the Norwegian said.

Rashford produced a scintillating performance against Bournemouth (Picture: Getty)

Solskjaer heaped praise on Rashford in the aftermath of his stunning display versus the Cherries.

I think Marcus has been different class since I came, he said.

His work rate is unbelievable. He chases, closes down, runs in behind and his skill for Pauls goal was great.

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The first thing he holds the ball up and has no real right to go past the first one and then the second one.

Hes got all the chances in the world and the potential to be a top, top, top striker.

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