Rashford shows off body transformation in Man Utd training but injured Maguire runs alone ahead of Liverpool clash

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MANCHESTER UNITED have been training ahead of their pre-season friendly versus Liverpool.

The match will be Erik ten Hag’s first in charge of United and the game will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, where the club are on their Asia tour.

Marcus Rashford flexed his new muscular shape

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Marcus Rashford flexed his new muscular shape
Manchester United defender Harry Maguire has a slight injury so trained away from the team

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Manchester United defender Harry Maguire has a slight injury so trained away from the teamCredit: AFP
Erik Ten Hag took an active role in the sessions at the Rajamangala National Stadium

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Erik Ten Hag took an active role in the sessions at the Rajamangala National StadiumCredit: AFP
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Manchester United squad will be hoping to bounce back from a terrible season last time outCredit: AFP
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David De Gea is set to be United’s No.1 next season despite some speculation he could be replacedCredit: AFP

Photos from the club’s training session show Marcus Rashford looking considerably more muscular.

The 24-year-old has posted videos on his Instagram page working out at the gym over the summer as he aims to bulk up and improve his fitness.

Rashford had an underwhelming campaign last season scoring just five goals in 31 appearances in all competitions that resulted in him dropping out the England squad.

However Ten Hag has backed him to re-find his best football and become an important part of the team again.

Meanwhile, Harry Maguire trained on his own away from the rest of the squad because he is nursing an injury, according to journalist Samuel Luckhurst.

Maguire was on the receiving end of much criticism last season due to a number of poor displays but Ten Hag has confirmed the centre-back will remain as club captain.

Nearly all the squad practised today including Luke Shaw, Bruno Fernandes, Victor Lindelof, Donny van de Beek and Tahith Chong.

Of course, there were no snaps of Cristiano Ronaldo though.

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The 37-year-old wants to leave Old Trafford with Chelsea interested.

Family reasons have been cited for his absence but United have accepted they may be forced into offloading Ronaldo.

He is unhappy at the club because they failed to qualify to the Champions League and consequently he had to accept a 25 per cent wage cut although he received a six-figure bonus anyway.

Despite all this speculation, Ten Hag has broken his silence to say he is planning for the season WITH Ronaldo in his squad.

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