Marcus Rashford could leave Man Utd as club set new asking price for forward

Manchester United have not ruled out letting Marcus Rashford leave this summer as the player looks for a new agent.

Despite besting local rivals Manchester City in the FA Cup final, Manchester United struggled in 2023/24, finishing eighth in the Premier League, their lowest finish since the competition began in 1992.

Following an impressive season in 2022/23, where he scored 30 goals, Marcus Rashford also failed to impress last season.

In 43 appearances for United in 2023/24, the English winger scored just eight goals, with five assists.

And Rashford may now be looking to leave the club, after reports from Manchester Evening News have confirmed that his brother has met with an agency to discuss managing the winger’s future.

Dwaine Maynard has been his brother’s agent throughout his career but may be bringing in additional staff to help negotiate Rashford’s exit from United.

The 26-year-old signed a new £325,000-a-week deal with United last summer, keeping him at the club until 2028.

And, while United sources told the MEN that their preference would be keen to keep Rashford at the club, they did not rule out facilitating a move due to the player’s poor relationship with manager Erik ten Hag.

Their most notable clash between the pair came in January after Rashford missed training due to ‘illness.’

It was later reported that the forward had been partying in Belfast, leading to the Dutchman handing Rashford a fine of two weeks’ wages (£650,000) and dropping him for the FA cup victory over Newport County.

Additionally, selling Rashford would result in pure profit for Manchester United as he was promoted to the team from the club academy, which he joined at the age of seven.

And reports have suggested that French champions Paris Saint-Germain are interested in making a move for the Englishman after losing star player Kylian Mbappe to Real Madrid this summer.

But with United remaining firm on their asking price of £80million, it remains to be seen if a deal can be agreed between the two clubs.

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