Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has seemingly made a final decision over his immediate future after the 24-year-old was linked with a move to Arsenal this summer.
Mikel Arteta is eager to bolster his attack this summer following the departures of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette in the past six months.
Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus is expected to be announced as a new recruit in the coming days but there may still be further recruitment in the final third.
Leeds winger Raphinha has been linked with a move to the Emirates but it appears that any hope of landing Rashford have now faded.
“We have got that feeling of excitement and that buzz around the training ground again and so it is definitely positive going into pre-season,” he said in an interview with the club’s official website.
“In the first week of training we have done both and everyone is looking forward to going on the tour and putting what we have done in training into the first games. It is a fresh start for everyone and for me personally I have had quite a long break, a nice camp before coming back into training, and how we are starting off on the right foot.”
“Like I said, everyone is looking forward to pre-season now and going out to try to put into the games what we have learned in training so far, and what we will continue to learn, not only in the pre-season but throughout the season as well.”
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