Gareth Southgate Finally Reveals The Reason Why He Did Not Start Marcus Rashford At World Cup

Marcus Rashford has been unstoppable for Manchester United since returning from the World Cup.

He’s scored nine goals since then, much to the delight of fans as well as Erik ten Hag.

In a recent press conference, the England boss was asked if he regrets not starting Rashford in Qatar.

And Southgate replied: “I think people are looking at his form post-tournament as much as anything.

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“Had Marcus played and the result being like that, they’d have been saying Phil Foden should have played, or Jack Grealish, so I’ve got peace with what we did and how we went about it.

“I also know that’s how the narrative always works after our games.”

England qualified till the quarter-final but failed to go beyond that, losing to eventual finalists France.

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