- Title: Solskjaer pleased with Manchester United's improvement
- Date: 31st December 2019
- Summary: BURNLEY, ENGLAND, UK (DECEMBER 28, 2019) (REUTERS) (SOUNDBITE) (English) OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER, MANCHESTER UNITED MANAGER, SAYING: "We're not Manchester City. We can't play and out-play and out-football teams like they do yet, but hopefully in a few years we can. It's not going to be overnight, it's only them that can do that. But we are more with fast flowing quicker attacking, but if you can mix that like we had tonight we've got a chance."
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- Keywords: Greenwood Manchester United Martial Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Rashford
- Location: BURNLEY, ENGLAND, UK
- City: BURNLEY, ENGLAND, UK
- Country: United Kingdom
- Topics: Sport
- Reuters ID: LVA006BCB279B
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- Story Text: Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he is delighted with the way his young side are developing as they prepare to face Arsenal at the Emirates on Wednesday (January 1).
United's young trio of strikers all found the back of the net over Christmas, Anthony Martial netting a brace while Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood also scored in the 4-1 Premier League home win over Newcastle United before Martial and Rashford were on the scoresheet again in the 2-0 victory at Burnley on Saturday.
The back to back victories have lifted United up to fifth place on 31 points while a return to fitness of key players has given Solskjaer cause for optimism as the club look for a top four finish and a return to the Champions League next season.
Martial netted his tenth goal of an injury-hit season against Burnley, the 22-year-old Rashford took his overall tally to 16 with a towering header - making it his best return in a campaign.
Solskjaer also had special praise for 18-year-old Greenwood, who has eased the burden on Rashford's shoulders with nine goals in all competitions.
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