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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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has Molde’s Blessing to Stay at Man United Long Term

Today saw Ole Gunnar Solskjaer make it nine wins and zero losses in ten games as Manchester United caretaker manager, as his side emerged victorious 1-0 at Leicester City today. It wasn’t the greatest performance, or prettiest game to watch, but the result means that United have now won five consecutive away matches across all competitions for the first time since October of 2012 when Sir Alex Ferguson was still in charge.

You can not argue with results and if they keep coming like this, then perhaps the 45-year-old Norwegian will get to keep the gig full time. Solskjaer revealed that his current club, Norwegian side Molde, would support him if this situation comes to fruition.

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Manchester United News: Solskjaer, Herrera, Podcast, Fellaini, Pogba, De Gea

We’re a few hours away from kickoff of Manchester United’s weekend fixture, at the King Power Stadium versus Leicester City. We’ve got all the necessary resources and info on that match, but in the meantime we’ve got plenty of other United news items to cover.

According to midfielder Ander Herrera, caretake manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is really “clicking” with the players.

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Neymar Out for 10 Weeks, Including Both Legs of Manchester United UCL Tie

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Manchester United have caught a major break in their UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie against Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar, PSG’s superstar winger, is out for ten weeks due to a fractured a metatarsal in his right foot. With the Old Trafford leg of the knockout round tie in 13 days and the Parisian leg on March 6, the world’s most expensive player won’t be taking part.

PSG confirm the news by releasing the following statement today:

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Man United vs Burnley Injury Report: Smalling, Rojo, Fellaini, Bardsley, Lennon, Walters

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Manchester United look to make it nine wins from nine under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer when they host Burnley FC Tuesday night. What Solskjaer has been able to do is nothing short of astounding, as the Red Devils are on the verge of matching Jose Mourinho’s 2016-17 side for putting together a winning streak that has not been seen since the Sir Alex Ferguson era.

Prior to the last outing, a 3-1 win at Arsenal in the FA Cup 4th round, Solskjaer showed his team some videos of himself in his playing days. The former striker was known as the “baby faced assassin” in those days, and footage of his prolific counter-attacks helped inspire United to victory.

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Paul Pogba is Team Captain Material Says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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With Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young out, Paul Pogba captained Manchester United in their season opening win over Leicester City. The Frenchman would go on to wear the captain’s armband nine times this season while Jose Mourinho was in charge. However, it wasn’t long before Mourinho made it publicly known that the midfielder was no longer vice-captain, all the while claiming that no issue/tension existed between the two men.

Well, not many people believed the manager when he made these claims, and when a completely match fit Paul Pogba was inexplicably benched during the Portugese’s final three matches in charge, the narrative that the two men were at odds with one another only became more strongly reinforced.

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Manchester United Transfer Talk: Matteo Darmian, Milan Skriniar, Tiago Djalo

As we’re heading down the stretch of the January transfer window, the Manchester United transfer rumor mill has been churning overtime. We’re still waiting for that first major piece of transfer business to be done, and if and when it comes, it’ll most likely be in defense.

Out of favor full back Matteo Darmian has been linked with an exit the past couple transfer windows, and almost every time the rumors return, they center around clubs in Italy, the player’s native land.

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