The England forward continued his rich vein of goalscoring form in Wednesday night’s Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg win over Nottingham Forest, netting a sublime solo goal after just six minutes to set the visitors on their way to a comfortable 3-0 victory at the City Ground. A rejuvenated Rashford has now netted 18 goals in 29 appearances across all competitions so far this term - only Manchester City star Erling Haaland has more in English football - as well as his three at the World Cup in Qatar, including an incredible 10 in 10 since domestic football resumed in December. Read the full story here! (REUTERS)Prediction: Man United to win 3-017:33, Jonathan GorrieUnited look too strong for most teams right now, particularly at Old Trafford where they continue to be in imperious form.
Manchester United vs Reading LIVE! FA Cup match stream, latest team news, lineups, TV, prediction todayManchester United vs Reading LIVE! With one foot already firmly in the Carabao Cup final, the FA Cup represents another realistic target for silverware for Manchester United this season as they look to finally end a six-year wait for a major trophy. Erik ten Hag’s side host Championship outfit Reading in the fourth round at Old Trafford tonight looking to continue their impressive recent form.
Ten Hag admitted he was “annoyed” after the result, which sees his side stay third in the table and they are now 11 points off Arsenal. The Dutchman said his side were “like a pack of cards with the goals we concede” and they must change their mentality going forward. Read the full story here! (AFP via Getty Images)Kane open to restarting Tottenham contract talks amid Man United links17:46, Jonathan GorrieHarry Kane is open to starting contract talks with Tottenham next month. Kane has consistently said he wants to succeed with Spurs and that still holds true, despite their troubled form and uncertainty over the future of head coach Antonio Conte. The England captain has entered the final 18 months of his deal and was not interested in opening talks before leading his country at the mid-season World Cup, while Tottenham are reluctant to begin negotiations while their focus is on the January transfer window.
”Prediction: Man United 3-1 Reading (Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for A)Confirmed Reading lineup19:00, Jonathan GorrieConfirmed Man United lineup19:00, Jonathan GorrieLatest odds18:46, Jonathan GorrieBetfair - Manchester United v ReadingMan United to win 1/9The draw 15/2Reading to win 20/1Erik ten Hag will not take credit for Marcus Rashford’s return to form18:36, Jonathan GorrieErik ten Hag is refusing to take credit for Marcus Rashford’s return to form. “I’m not Harry Potter, ” said the United manager. “It’s just confidence. Every player has to make and get his own confidence. He fought for this, he invested in this.
But while Kane is in no rush to put pen to paper, the 29-year-old is open to starting talks with the club in February for the first time since August 2021. Kane has been linked with a summer move to Manchester United but his priority remains winning trophies with his boyhood club, who visit Fulham on Monday night before an FA Cup fourth-round tie at Preston this weekend. (Action Images via Reuters)Ten Hag offers update on Rashford injury fears as Man United run continues17:37, Jonathan GorrieManchester United boss Erik ten Hag has allayed any injury fears over in-form striker Marcus Rashford.
Pep Guardiola’s side beat Premier League leaders Arsenal on Friday in the fourth-round’s glamour tie thanks to Nathan Ake’s terrific second-half finish. Tottenham, Manchester United, West Ham and Fulham are among the other top-flight clubs looking to make it into the next round over the weekend. A trip to Wembley is now only a round away from those who make it into this stage of the world’s oldest cup competition as expectation and excitement grows for the participants. Here’s everything you need to know about the FA Cup fifth-round draw. (Getty Images)Ten Hag: Man United won’t win trophies unless things change17:59, Jonathan GorrieErik ten Hag has told his Manchester United players they need to change their mentality if they want to win trophies. United slipped to a 3-2 defeat at Premier League leaders Arsenal on Sunday afternoon after Eddie Nketiah scored a 90th-minute winner.