Rashford, rookie midfielder and returning defender named in Manchester United squad

By North-west correspondent Alex Stevens

Marcus Rashford is included in the Manchester United squad for Wednesday night’s Premier League clash against Watford.

The teenage sensation, who has scored a remarkable four goals in the first two matches of his senior game, was picture arriving at the team hotel, The Lowry in Manchester, ahead of the match at Old Trafford.

Rashford is joined by yet another new face in the United team, as Joe Rothwell, a 21-year-old midfielder who has yet to make his senior bow for the club, is also named in the squad.

Matteo Darmian returns after missing four matches with a shoulder injury, while there is also a place for youngster Jamie Weir, who was a late substitute in Sunday’s 3-2 win over Arsenal.

Louis van Gaal’s team are aiming for a fourth consecutive win as they attempt to keep alive their hopes of a top-four Premier League finish.

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In other Manchester United team news, key first-teamers Anthony Martial and Chris Smalling will undergo late fitness tests before Van Gaal names his team.