Anthony Martial Reportedly Set to Sign New Contract Extension at Man United

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Over the course of this season, Manchester United winger Anthony Martial has done a u-turn on his club future. TF1 claim, via Get French Football News that United will make a major announcement in the next few days, and that that announcement is a new contract extension for Martial.

French media outlet RMC reported that Martial has agreed upon a new five-year-deal which keeps him at Old Trafford until 2024, and that there are just a few minor details left for his agent Philippe Lamboley to iron out with the club. Also, the BBC’s Simon Stone claims that United are “edging closer” to locking down Martial long term.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Challenges United to Achieve Fergie Level Winning Streak

It’s been well documented that Manchester United have not been the same since since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has inspired new hope that the golden age could be returning soon. Since the Norwegian took over on an interim basis, the club has won seven straight games across all competitions.

Two more victories and the Red Devils will pull level with the nine game winning streak achieved under Jose Mourinho during his so-called “plastic treble” (EFL Cup, Europa League, Community Shield) season of 2016-17.  That nine game winning streak is the longest one that United have enjoyed since the title season of ’13, but Solskjaer has challenged his team surpass it.

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Marcus Rashford Arguably Top Premier League Striker Says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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Perhaps no one single Manchester United player embodies the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer turnaround as much as Marcus Rashford. The Red Devils have now won all seven matches across all competitions (six in the Premier League) since Solskjaer took over for the sacked Jose Mourinho, and they now find themselves just three points off the pace of the top four.

Rashford scored the game winning goal (and it was indeed a beauty, see the footage of it here) on Saturday against Brighton, giving him seven strikes in his last 10 games.

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Marcus Rashford Scores Stunning Game Winning Goal, Trends on Social Media (Video)

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Marcus Rashford is on fire right now. The young Manchester United striker is a top trending term on social media right now after scoring what is most likely the goal of the weekend at home versus Brighton & Hove Albion.

Watch below as Rashford dribbles past a Brighton defender and guides the ball into the top corner from a tight angle to make it 2-0, doubling the Red Devils lead before halftime. The scoring strike gave the English international four in his last four games, and five in the six league games since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took charge.

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Anthony Martial Reveals Best Advice that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Has Given Him

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Manchester United forward Anthony Martial joined Romelu Lukaku in articulating what lessons he has learned from interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Who better to teach young scorers about improving technique and further realizing their scoring potential than a man who was known as “the baby faced assassin” during his playing days?

Solsjkaer featured 366 times for United, scoring 126 goals during what was a historically successful period for the club; an era that included the 1998-99 continental treble. Upon retiring, Solskjaer the “super sub” held both United and Premier League records for goals scored off the bench. Since his taking over the club, United have won all six league fixtures they have played in .

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Manchester United Starting XI Prediction vs Brighton & Hove Albion

There are some pundits, observers and supporters who believe that the best option for Manchester United in attack right now is the trio of Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard. Or at least that this selection triad is the option that has worked the best under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer thus far.

We’re in that camp; firmly. However, we didn’t go with that troika here in our starting XI prediction because we believe the club really needs to see what OGS can get out of his two big money attacking players, Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku. The former has been a total flop on the scoring front since he’s been at United although he has contributed some assists while the latter is finding himself on the bench more lately.

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Man United vs Brighton Injury Report: Sanchez, Smalling, Rojo, Bernardo, Izquierdo

When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over Manchester United on an interim basis, they were eight points behind Arsenal. Now having won all six of the Premier League contests that he has been in charge, United is level with the Gunners on points and just two behind in goal differential.

Arsenal are six points behind Chelsea for the final UCL qualification slot, and with the two London sides clashing this weekend, a golden opportunity to make up ground presents itself when United host 13th place Brighton & Hove Albion. Let’s take a look at the availability and fitness situation for both sides.

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Contract Extension Seeking David de Gea Tops Individual Player Power Rankings

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The agent of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is playing the situation right- strike while the iron is hot. De Gea is arguably the world’s best goalkeeper, and this past weekend you saw the perfect illustration of evidence to back up that argument. De Gea had 11 saves, all in the second half, of United’s 1-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur.

He single-handedly saved the Red Devils with his man of the match performance, a game that saw the Spaniard set a new 2018-19 season high for single game saves by a Premier League keeper.

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Man United News and Transfer Talk: De Gea, Fellaini, Under, FA Cup Tickets

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When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer assumed managerial duties at Manchester United last month, the team was eight points behind Arsenal in the Premier League table. Today, they’re level on points with the Gunners sitting fifth and United sixth due to a +2 advantage in goal differential.

The two sides will meet in a different competition, the FA Cup, a week from Friday. The fourth round clash is in the news today as United supporters are irate over a decision announced by the north London club on Tuesday.

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Manchester United News: Solskjaer, Pogba, Rashford, Lingard, Southgate

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer bested Mauricio Pochettino yesterday in what was the ultimate job interview for the Manchester United managerial position. The Red Devils bested Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, giving Solskjaer wins in his first six games on the job.

He became the first United manager ever to do so, with the previous record being five games, held by Sir Matt Busby.

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David de Gea Makes 11 Saves, Earns Man of the Match, Trends on Social Media

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David de Gea is a top trending term on social media right now as his 11 second half saves at Tottenham Hotspur inspired awe and admiration among football fans worldwide. The Manchester United goalkeeper earned the man of the match award as his side won 1-0 at Wembley Stadium, and his 11 saves are the most in a single game for a Premier League goalkeeper this season.

His 14 saves at Arsenal last season were also the most in a single game for a PL keeper last season. This is the first win against a big six rival for United this season, and the victory gave interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer six wins in six marches since he took over.

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Paul Pogba Makes Sublime Pass to Marcus Rashford for Fabulous Finish (Video)

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Paul Pogba is a top trending term on Twitter right now due to this amazing downfield pass he made to Marcus Rashford, who sent it in to give Manchester United a 1-0 lead at Tottenham Hotspur.

As of press time, that scoreline is still holding up in the 76′. Watch this absolutely stunning pass and utterly sublime finish below. This play thrilled the 80,000+ in attendance at Wembley Stadium and the millions worldwide who are watching on television. The play is trending on the internet due to all the football fans across the globe who have been posting footage of it, and expressing their awe and admiration.

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