Jesse Lingard: How rivalry with Marcus Rashford has helped Man United

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The 33-year-old former Manchester United and Everton captain, speaking in an interview with CNN World Sport released on Tuesday, said he was not a fading force and he could still compete against some of the world's best players. "We must be concentrated and strong, positive to show our personality during the game".

Solskjaer, a fan favourite as a player at Old Trafford, made his return to the club in December, coming in as a temporary replacement for the sacked Jose Mourinho.

"They think it opens the pitch up, they felt that Jose Mourinho was too preoccupied with the opponents and too nervous about protecting his defence to let Manchester United go at opponents".

However, United's form under the Norwegian has sparked some reports that the job may now be given to their former striker instead.

And, if Solskjaer is able to navigate the Red Devils past Paris Saint-Germain into the last 16 of the Champions League, as well as finish in the top four of the Premier League (something that seemed impossible just a few months ago), United's top brass may decide that he's done enough to win the job outright.

The first big change should be dropping Marcus Rashford to the bench and playing Romelu Lukaku up front.

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Manchester United face Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon looking to move into fourth position in the Premier League table.

In contrast, Fulham are seven points from safety and have won only once in their last five league games, but Ranieri does not think his team should be completely written off.

Lingard lifted the lid on how the Manchester United pair have been setting each other targets in games.

Do you agree that Paul Ince could never have done the tremendous job that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has done at Manchester United?

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and former Real Madrid chief Zinedine Zidane were the bookmakers' top contenders following Mourinho's exit. I want to see my players fight until the end.

"The players like the fact that the full backs are pushed right up".

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