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Lingard reveals Ibrahimovic already Man Utd leader

Jesse Lingard says Zlatan Ibrahimovic has quickly taken on a leadership role at Manchester United.

He has already scored four Premier League goals for the Red Devils, and looks set to continue as Jose Mourinho's first-choice striker ahead of captain Wayne Rooney.

“He's been a leader for the team, especially when the captain's not playing," Lingard said.

"He's stepped up and he's really led the team. Obviously the young lads look up to him and most of the older ones do as well.

“When you see the things he's done in his career [you can't help but be impressed].

"He helps the young lads a lot. Especially me and Marcus [Rashford].

“He's always there for us and always there for the team."

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