Win over Brighton means seven up for Solskjaer's Manchester United

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Ashley Young has backed Marcus Rashford to become one of the best players in the world after the England striker continued his rich vein of form to lead Manchester United to a seventh straight win under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Saturday.

It was the 21-year-old's 150th appearance for the club and he marked it with his 41st goal, bending a fine finish into the top corner to demonstrate just why Solskjaer rates him so highly.

United's pressure finally started to tell as, after Rashford and Pogba had efforts kept out in front of goal, the latter was brought down by a mix of Solly March and Gaeten Bong in the box to win his side a penalty.

What a start from Solskjaer.

"At the moment I don't think we'll be bringing anybody in, you can never say no in case something happens between now and the window, but with regards to what I think we need at the moment, no I don't think that will be the case".

United are now just three points behind fourth-placed Chelsea and Matic is determined to overtake his former club and Arsenal in the Premier League standings.

"Harry Kane's injured, so maybe that gives him (Rashford) a better chance to be the best at the moment".

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The Egyptian's brace saw him reach the 50 Premier League goals landmark with two of those coming during his time with Chelsea . Liverpool's back line then handled some late pressure from Palace to seal the three points.

Under Jose Mourinho, qualification for the Champions League appeared to be a distant dream for those at Old Trafford.

With Burnley, Leicester and Fulham being Solskjaer's next three games in charge, it is not inconceivable that United win their first ten games in charge under the baby-faced assassin. Then again, I would have liked to have played the game out better, kept it better and made them run after the ball more.

When you are playing at Manchester United you are good enough to know how to play the game and to know what you have to do on the pitch.

"The gaffer [Ferguson] used to challenge us at times with 'Why can't you win 10 games on the bounce?'" Solskjaer said.

But he appears to have been revitalised since Solskjaer's appointment, with the Norwegian opting to play the France global in a more advanced No.10 role behind the central striker.

'In the end, results in football make the difference and so we are happier than we were before, ' he said, according to the Mirror.

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