MARCUS RASHFORD is missing from the Manchester United squad to face Fulham today due to injury.
The Red Devils forward was publicly slammed by manager Erik ten Hag for going partying after last Sunday's 3-0 derby defeat to Manchester City.
Rashford visited glitzy nightspot Chinawhite to celebrate his 26th birthday.
And in the team news released at 11.30am at Craven Cottage, Rashford was not involved.
The England man did travel from Manchester to West London for the Premier League lunchtime kick-off.
TNT Sports' Rio Ferdinand said he failed a pre-match fitness test after suffering a dead leg in training on Friday.
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And Ten Hag confirmed that was the reason for Rashford's shock omission – not as a punishment.
The Dutchman said: "He was travelling with us but didn't make it.
"We tested him this morning but he wasn't good enough.
"He's not fit."
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Asked if he would have started had he been physically ready, Ten Hag added: "Yes.
"But we have to close that case. I've said everything about it."
Rasmus Hojlund leads the line for the Red Devils at Fulham with Antony and Alejandro Garnacho out wide.
Ten Hag confirmed in his pre-match press conference he had spoken to Rashford about his decision to go out following the incident.
The Dutchman said: "Yes, I am aware of it. I spoke with him about it.
“It’s unacceptable. I told him, he apologised and that is it. For us, it’s an internal matter.”
Rashford came off the bench in midweek as United were dumped out of the Carabao Cup by Newcastle.
Last season, the academy graduate was dropped to the bench by Ten Hag for disciplinary issues.
After coming on to score the winner, Rashford revealed it was after oversleeping and turning up late to a team meeting.
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