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Man United Fans Are Unhappy With Paul Scholes' Comments About Jesse Lingard

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Man United Fans Are Unhappy With Paul Scholes' Comments About Jesse Lingard

Paul Scholes might be a Manchester United legend but sometimes his comments upset their supporters.

The former player was an integral part of one of the greatest Premier League squads, at a time where Man United were kings of England.

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Nowadays, however, the Red Devils are more title-contenders than title-winners. Though there is talent in the squad, it's incomparable to the halcyon days of Sir Alex Ferguson's and his side.

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Even still, Jesse Lingard has been one of the standout performers for Man United recently.

The attacker scored a superb goal in England's 6-1 demolition of Panama in the World Cup group stages.

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Scholes sung his praises, via BBC Five Live, but seemed to take a dig at current Man United boss Jose Mourinho, even though it was through Portuguese' decision to give Lingard regular starts that the 25-year-old has bee has been able to flourish.

"His (Lingard's) form for England has been fantastic. I think, possibly, the manager for England has a little bit more belief in him than his club manager (Mourinho)," said Scholes.

"When things aren't going well at Manchester United he's the first man taken off, but with England I think Gareth really believes in him and gives him confidence.

"He's really flourishing and thriving in that atmosphere."

These comments haven't gone down too well with some Man United supporters.

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Clearly, Scholes prefers the way England boss Gareth Southgate manages the 25-year-old.

But surely Mourinho has got the best out of Lingard so far.

Topics: Football News, Football, England, World Cup

Jacque Talbot
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