Paper Talk: Rashford in ultimatum over Real Madrid link

Date published: Thursday 22nd November 2018 8:47

Marcus Rashford has issued an ultimatum to Man Utd after reported interest from Real Madrid, while Leeds are looking to sign a Tottenham striker in January, according to Thursday’s papers.



Marcus Rashford is reportedly ready to talk to Real Madrid if he fails to win a regular first-team place at Manchester United.

A Sun report on Tuesday claimed that the La Liga giants were looking at Rashford, along with Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen, and that contact has actually been made with the England forward’s representatives.

The 21-year-old local lad has never expressed an interest in quitting Old Trafford, but the report states that he is concerned over his development under Jose Mourinho – having started just five out United’s first 12 Premier League games this season.

England boss Gareth Southgate has also told Rashford that he needs to get more game time to keep his place in the national side’s starting line-up.

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A source close to United told The Sun: “Marcus is United through and through but he’s a bit frustrated at Old Trafford. It has been a stop-start season for him.”

Rashford is currently valued at £50million, due to the fact that his contract runs out at the end of next season.


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