The 20-year-old has been concerned in all however one among United matches this season – lacking the defeat to Newcastle United via harm – making 37 appearances in all competitors and scoring 10 targets.
Already competing for a spot alongside Jesse Lingard, Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial, the arrival of Alexis Sanchez has shifted Rashford down the pecking order.
In truth, Rashford has not been named in a high flight beginning eleven because the Boxing Day draw with Burnley and Henry believes the versatile ahead will assess his position at Outdated Trafford in the summertime.
“One of the vital vital issues for me is that you need to play,” Henry stated on Sky Sports activities, based on Sports Illustrated.
“You can’t be on the bench and lacking video games, lacking studying in regards to the sport and stopping that momentum, and an instance is Rashford.
“Michael Owen had the chance to again up what he did the yr earlier than as a result of he performed, and he performed, and he performed, and he performed – and I may give you extra examples.
“However Rashford at instances couldn’t capitalise on what he did from that yr [after his debut], as a result of generally he’s enjoying on the fitting, [sometimes] on the left.
“Depart is a robust phrase. Clearly being from there, he needs to play for United. However he has to play and it’s changing into much more tough for him since Sanchez has arrived. I feel on the finish of the season, he’s perhaps going to have a considering day of ‘do I keep?'”
Rashford will probably be hoping to return to health in time for United’s subsequent sport in opposition to Huddersfield Town within the FA Cup, a contest he has been a daily on this season.
An undisclosed muscle harm stored Rashford from that includes for United at St James’ Park final Sunday (11 February), with supervisor Jose Mourinho coy concerning the timeline for his return.
Regardless of tumbling down the pecking order Rashford remains to be anticipated to play a central position in Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the World Cup in the summertime.