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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is delighted with the way Manchester United have updated since Romelu Lukaku has been missing through injury.
The Belgium international has been linked with a move to Inter Milan but the Seria A side failed with a £54million bid on Friday.
Despite Lukaku’s absence in United’s two wins over Perth Glory and Leeds, Solskjaer is impressed with the contributions of Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard as well as teenage sensation Mason Greenwood.
“I don’t know how many times Jesse won the ball today – [he’s] one of the best ones in that pressing football,’ said the United manager. Marcus is also very good at it. You can see Anthony working hard and winning a few balls for us as well. It’s been very encouraging.
“We’re getting better and better. We’ve had three weeks now and we’ve been working on the intensity and the pressing. We’ve got players that like to press on the front-foot. I think we’ve done really well without Romelu. We all know he’s one of the top, top strikers in the world. “We’ve maybe played a different way with Anthony, Marcus, Mason. As a coach, you adapt to the players available.”