Solskjaer insists players should be proud of record

Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez

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The level of his performances at the moment, the maturity in his finishing, his work-rate, it is just a dream to have players like him in a team. No-one beats him on attitude.

Nobody has scored more for United since Rashford's debut in 2016 and the shaped finish for his 41st goal was one Solskjaer himself would have been proud of.

"It appears this group of players is extremely hard to motivate", the Italian coach said after seeing Chelsea manage just one shot on target after Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny scored in the first half for Arsenal.

Solskjaer - who suggested that match-winner Marcus Rashford is a challenger for the title of best current Premier League striker - said the top four was a genuine target for United, though third is surely still a firm aspiration.

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Pascal Gross pulled one back but Solskjaer was still able to achieve the feat of becoming the first United manager to win his first six league games in charge. When you are full of confidence you think you are going to win every game.

Manchester United, who are now fifth in the Premier League table, will return to FA Cup action with a fourth-round clash against Arsenal at The Emirates on Friday night. At times we did and it's a great three points'.

"I don't think you can ever get calm at Old Trafford or Manchester United because you always look for the improvement, to get better, and we know that we can play better than we did today".

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And I know very well that we need to improve a lot. "It's a new adventure for them with a new coach" he insisted. The manager feels the German is sluggish and the boss wants players who can put in the paces on the pitch.

"The players have to be proud of the form and the momentum they are building", Solskjaer said.

"There is loads more pressure at the bottom, where I was with Cardiff", he added.

Wayne Rooney believes Paul Pogba needs to be left to play his own game in order to get the best out of him, something he suggests did not happen under Jose Mourinho. "The way he strikes the ball is good enough".

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