Date: 12th December 2022 at 10:40am
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England crashed out of the World Cup at the quarter-final stage on Saturday as they were beaten 2-1 by France in Qatar. 

The reigning champions went ahead early on through Aurelien Tchouameni, before Harry Kane netted a second half-penalty to draw The Three Lions level.

Former Arsenal and Chelsea man Olivier Giroud then put the holders back in front, before Kane missed a second penalty late on.

The final kick of the match saw Marcus Rashford narrowly miss a free-kick deep into added time, meaning The Three Lions are on their way home from the Middle-East with Les Bleus into the final four.

Rashford was something of a surprise omission from Gareth Southgate’s starting 11 for the match, with the Manchester United star having impressed at every opportunity throughout the tournament.

The forward scored three goals in total, but will now return to Old Trafford to prepare for United’s return to action later this month.

In the meantime, new reports suggest that the Englishman could be on his way out of the club.

According to The Mirror, French champions Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to make the forward one of the world’s highest-paid players.

The Ligue 1 giants will reportedly offer Rashford a deal worth a staggering £850,000-per-week in an effort to deter interest from other clubs including Real Betis and Bayern Munich.

Rashford’s free-kick deep into added time against France narrowly missed

If PSG do make an offer to the player, it will force United to table their own extension, with Rashford’s deal set to expire next summer.

United do reportedly have the option to extend the player’s deal by a further 12 months, but he would be free to sign a pre-contract agreement with any foreign side from next month.

Rashford, 25, has been in fine form so far this season, boasting a tally of eight goals in 19 matches across all competitions.

The Englishman graduated from The Red Devils’ academy and made an instant impact for the club, but his time in Manchester could be coming to an end if United don’t make an offer soon.

Betis, whose interest comes as something of a surprise, would reportedly be able to offer around £500,000-per-week, a figure that although significant would likely be dwarfed by PSG’s offer.

Bayern, meanwhile, have reportedly been monitoring the player’s situation for a while now but are likely to be deterred by the figures involved in a potential deal.

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