Man Utd midfielder Jesse Lingard sends fierce warning to rivals Liverpool

Man Utd midfielder Jesse Lingard sends fierce warning to rivals Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp’s side beat Manchester United 3-1 back in December which bought to an end Jose Mourinho’s time at the club.

Jesse Lingard scored the Red Devils equaliser at Anfield that day but it proved in vain.

The 26-year-old was on Soccer AM on Saturday morning, a little over 12 hours after he scored in United’s 3-1 win over Arsenal in the FA Cup

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s eighth successive win has the feel good factor back at Old Trafford and Lingard was confident ahead of the repeat fixture next month.

“Next time against Liverpool? We’ll win.”

Jesse Lingard

Lingard said: “Next time against Liverpool? We’ll win.”

The midfielder has been unleashed by Solskjaer’s free flowing and counter attacking principles along with many of his team-mates.

Lingard has three goals in eight games since Mourinho’s departure and has praised the footballing principles of their interim manager.

He continued: “Ole has been great since he came in. He’s given a lot of advice and he’s let us play free which has been amazing.

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Man Utd news: Lingard scores in the FA Cup win over Arsenal (Pic: GETTY)

“Of course, football you want to play with freedom and play with that smile on your face. He’s let us do that.

“Attacking football, just playing the ball forward as soon as you can. Scoring as many goals as you can.

“He knows that if they score one, we’ll score two and he’s always had that mindset.”

United have scored 22 goals in the eight games under the Norwegian and find themselves closing in on the top four.

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Man Utd news: Solskjaer has unleashed the shackles and enjoyed eight successive wins (Pic: GETTY )

The Old Trafford faithful would like nothing more than to be an accomplice in Liverpool’s demise.

The Reds hold a four point lead over United’s other rivals Manchester City but the majority of fans would rather their city rivals retain their title than see Liverpool end nearly three decades without a title.

Solskjaer’s side host Liverpool on 24th February and then City three weeks later.