He admits Lingard has asked for a couple of days off 'to clear his head' and will miss tomorrow's FA Cup tie with Middlesbrough.
Rangnick said the Mason Greenwood situation had been a 'topic' within his squad but they had trained well this week.
“They are all human beings and up to the (international) break, Mason was part of the group," he said.
However, midfielder Paul Pogba is set for a comeback after recovering from a groin injury that has kept him out since the beginning of November.
“Paul will be part of the group," said Rangnick. “He might even start."
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