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Manchester United fans slam Jesse Lingard’s performance vs Arsenal

The start of the new year was not really a success for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s troops.

Manchester United visited Arsenal at the Emirates and after a great performance by the Gunners, The Red Devils returned back home with absolutely nothing to show for.

Mikel Arteta tallied his first victory as their new manager and Man United continued their struggles. The team is sitting in fifth at the very moment, which doesn’t really seem that alarming, but the gap between them and the top three teams is still huge.

And the fans have recognised one of the biggest culprits of their latest defeat – Jesse Lingard.

It seems that they believe he has no place in this Man United squad and should have never played in the first place.

The 27-year-old could only muster a single shot and even that one wasn’t on target and also just had one key pass with no dribbles to his name come the end of the game. Needless to say, it was a performance that didn’t impress many.

And while many have questioned Solskjaer’s decision-making as well, Lingard still seems to be the prime target for their harsh criticism.

Some of the fans even called him useless and others were joking on his account, stating that the 27-year-old has already equalled his last year’s tally of goals, seeing how he went the full year without rattling the net in the Premier League.

Can you get full marks on the Ultimate Man United Quiz? Test your knowledge below…

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Which pre-match tradition did David Moyes famously ban at Manchester United?

His last one was against Cardiff back in 2018 when Man United won 5-1.

Do you have faith in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer?

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And while this can also mean that there’s nowhere for him to go but up, the fans are getting rather impatient with his development and don’t want him around anymore.

It remains to be seen, however, what awaits the 27-year-old player in the not so distant future.

Meanwhile, many Man United fans reacted as one of their big transfer targets joined a rival club instead of them…

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