Rashford was a substitute for Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Liverpool but finds himself back in the starting side for Wednesday’s clash at the Estadio da Luz.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has explained the reasoning behind his recent declaration that he will not finish his career at Old Trafford, with the Portuguese intent on being a manager for at least another 15 years.
The injuries seem to have been steadily building for Mourinho’s team over the past few weeks.
José Mourinho is still without Paul Pogba, Marouane Fellaini and Eric Bailly through injury.
Chelsea will be without their playmaker N’Golo Kante due to a thigh injury picked up on worldwide duty with France. Which Channel will have the match live?
Marcos Rojo, although he took part in training, isn’t expected to play a part. According to preliminary information, there are no injured players in the team, only Lopez’s absence due to illness is possible.
The United boss has reportedly given Luke Shaw seven months to make or break his career at the club and wants to see far more from him in order to turn his attentions to other positions in the squad this summer.
“If he thinks that is a good point then he should say that’s a good point”.
Jose Mourinho’s side eased past Basel 3-0 and CSKA 4-1 to lead Group A with six points.
Here’s everything you need to know about the game. Benfica’s story has been one of struggle this season, sitting in third place and a full five points out of first place in the Primeira Liga, failing to string together two wins since August.
They are now third in the Portuguese 1st division and have lost only a solitary game this season.