Chelsea ‘remain interested in Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford’

Chelsea are reportedly continuing to monitor any developments with the future of Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford.

Chelsea They have reportedly maintained their interest in signing Manchester United come in Marcus Rashford.

The Blues went on a big spending spree during the summer transfer window, landing offers for the likes of Raheem Sterling i Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang above the line in terms of offense.

However, all indications are that West Londoners will spend more money in both periods on business in 2023.

President and co-owner Todd Boehly and a new-look recruitment team will currently be assessing the market for potential new arrivals.

According to the journalist Simon Joneswho was speaking on Substack, Chelsea have not ended their previous interest in Rashford.

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When Chelsea were initially considering a move for the United striker, he had come off a poor season at Old Trafford and was not considered a starter.

However, the 25-year-old’s situation has improved considerably since the arrival of Erik has Hagwho sees the England international as a key man.

Rashford has contributed eight goals and three assists in all competitions during the 2022-23 season, his form leading to a call-up to the Three Lions’ World Cup squad.

Despite only being selected from the substitutes for Monday’s opener against Iran, Rashford came off the substitutes’ bench and scored a minute after his introduction.

Marcus Rashford scores a disallowed goal at Manchester United on October 9, 2022© Reuters

Rashford’s current contract expires at the end of the season, and United have the option to extend those terms by a further 12 months.

At worst, triggering that clause is a certainty, but there have been suggestions that United want to tie Rashford down to a longer deal.

Rashford recently moved into triple figures in terms of goals scored, now contributing 101 goals and 61 assists from his 322 appearances in all competitions.

Jones adds that Rashford was left “unsettled” by Ronaldo’s arrival in August 2021, although it is increasingly likely that the Portuguese superstar has played his last game for United due to his recent strike against , among other things, head coach Ten Hag.

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