This is the real Manchester United: De Gea

This is the real Manchester United: De Gea

This is the real Manchester United: De Gea

Speaking to Sky Sports after his man of the match performance at Wembley, De Gea was keen to highlight the team's overall display.

"We dominated in the first half but we didn't organise ourselves well when we lost Moussa Sissoko and that is how we conceded the goal".

If it wasn't already abundantly clear, Pogba is far happier playing under Solskjaer than he was Mourinho.

Since Mourinho's departure, Pogba's form has spectacularly improved, scoring four goals and setting up as many - including the victor in Sunday's win at Tottenham - in five league games under Solskjaer, and the France worldwide puts it down to being given freedom.

United have real momentum and their bid to claim a Champions League place is gathering pace.

Marcus Rashford scored the only goal of the game on the stroke of half-time, with David de Gea keeping United's clean sheet intact with one of the best individual performances of his career. They may still be six points behind Chelsea, who beat Newcastle United 2-1 yesterday, but United have closed the gap to Spurs to seven points and it has forced the bookmakers to slash United's odds for a top-four finish.

United fans will now be hoping De Gea's long-term future can be resolved so that they can rest assured their best player won't be leaving any time soon.

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"I am enjoying playing football".

"We all enjoy playing football, playing together and that's what we did today".

"It was a big one for us". Defending is not my best attribute.

"We were unlucky, but we need to understand that's football".

United's victory means that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer notched up a personal record of winning his first six matches in charge at Old Trafford, but today's victory for his side has had huge ramifications at the top of the table.

United were a particular danger on the counter and it was no surprise to see them ultimately go ahead at the end of such of a move, with Rashford finishing after Paul Pogba's excellent pass.

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