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Man Utd pair Solskjaer, Phelan hold Lingard crisis talks

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told Jesse Lingard to focus on his football.

The Sun says Marcus Rashford has had the same warning.

Solskjaer has been backed up by No 2 Mike Phelan as the pair keep working on improving the spirit in their dressing room.

Solskjaer and Phelan are understood to had separate discussions with attacker Lingard who last Christmas launched his own “Be Yourself" fashion label.

Lingard launched his clothes line last December, a week before his side were going to Liverpool.

The 3–1 defeat which turned out to be Jose Mourinho's last game in charge and ex–Old Trafford skipper Roy Keane savaged Lingard over the launch.

Solskjaer and Phelan are now trying to lay down the law not only to Lingard and Rashford but the whole group in a new bid to induce team spirit and unity in a season that is liable to make or break the manager's career as United boss.

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