Jesse Lingard Reveals Secret Friendly Competition with Marcus Rashford

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What’s been the secret to the highly elevated form of Marcus Rashford lately? Well, obviously the impact that caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has had on him is first and foremost. The Rashford camp is also currently working on a contract extension with the club so that’s an added motivation to perform at a higher level.

There is another added incentive however, and it was revealed by good friend, countryman and fellow attacking player Jesse Lingard. The winger revealed that he’s in a friendly head-to-head battle with the striker.

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Man United 3, Arsenal 1 News and Notes: Koscielny, Sokratis, Lukaku, Lingard

Manchester United moved on to the FA Cup fifth round today by besting Arsenal at their home ground and in the competition that they have excelled in the most recently. United emerged triumphant 3-1 at the first FA Cup meeting between the two teams at the Emirates Stadium.

Although this was not a Premier League fixture, the result could conceivably have tremendous consequence on the race for top four in the league. On one side, United made it eight wins from eight games under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. On the other side, Arsenal saw their injury crisis in defense take an ever sharper turn for the worse. Let’s run through the major takeaways from this result.

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