Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford gave Jose Mourinho a boost last night by showing positive signs that his injury is not serious upon his return to the UK.
The 19-year-old was United’s match winner against Benfica but was forced off ten minutes after his goal in the 1-0 win because of a knee injury.
Mourinho admitted after the game that he feared for Rashford and appeared downbeat that he would make Saturday’s trip to Huddersfield.
However, the teenager showed few signs of injury when he touched down in Manchester and was able to walk freely through the airport unaided.
The fact that Rashford did not need crutches and was moving well will come as a boost to Mourinho but the forward will still need scans to determine any damage sustained.
United will be looking to get their Premier League title bid back on track against Huddersfield after their bore draw with Liverpool at Anfield last weekend.
Anthony Martial, in any case, is expected to start in front of Rashford but it would still come as a significant boost should the England international be fit to play.