Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jose Challenges Front Three to Start Finding Back of Net

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jose Challenges Front Three to Start Finding Back of Net

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JOSE Mourinho has challenged Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard to contribute more goals after the trio's encouraging performances in the midweek draw with Arsenal.

The Reds boss recalled the rested Martial and Lingard for Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba and the duo scored either side of half-time to earn United a 2-2 draw.

Martial is United's top scorer this season with eight goals and has tallied seven in his last seven Premier League starts, while Lingard netted his first club goal since May on Wednesday night.

Rashford has struck just twice this term and is without a goal at Old Trafford since May but last week earned praise from Mourinho following his influential performance at Southampton.

"We need to score more goals," Mourinho said. …

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