Marcus Rashford has missed the primary England coaching session in Russia with an ankle downside forward of the 2018 World Cup.
The 20-year-old picked up what supervisor Gareth Southgate described as a ‘slight knock’ on Monday, the day earlier than the squad jetted off to the crew coaching base in Repino.
England’s gamers and training employees landed in St Petersburg on Tuesday afternoon forward of their first session on Wednesday as preparations absolutely start.
Rashford’s harm shouldn’t be considered severe along with his absence merely a precaution and it looks like he’ll be in full competition to participate in Monday evening’s opener in opposition to Tunisia in Volgograd.
He gave Southgate a range headache within the remaining warm-up match in opposition to Costa Rica in Leeds with a surprising efficiency and aim to assist the crew to a cushty 2-Zero win.
It looks like the thrilling ahead will finally be battling it out with finest good friend and Manchester United team-mate Jesse Lingard for a spot within the beginning line-up, with Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling thought-about to make certain main-stayers.
After the Tunisia opener, England face Panama in Nizhny Novgorod and that’s adopted by what could possibly be a Group G decider in opposition to Belgium in Kaliningrad to kick off what’s Rashford’s first World Cup marketing campaign.