Manchester United have time to get back into top four - Jesse Lingard

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Lingard established himself as a key player for club and country last season as Jose Mourinho's men finished runners-up in the Premier League and FA Cup, before helping England reach the World Cup semi-finals.

"Yeah, I think we believe as a squad", he said.

Meanwhile the Spaniard warned that the diagnosis for Rob Holding's knee injury "is not good".

Koscielny's return comes as a timely boost after Rob Holding was stretchered off in a leg brace during Arsenal's 2-2 draw with Manchester United.

Having been at Pep Guardiola's side during City's 100-point season there were plenty of calls from fans in north London to give the former midfielder his first head coach role.

Arsenal twice took the lead at Old Trafford through Shkodran Mustafi and Marcos Rojo's own goal, but equalisers from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard ensured a share of the spoils in the Premier League on Wednesday. We were playing against a very competitive team and I think our spirit is good. "When are we thinking he will start playing with us? We are thinking the Europa League against Qarabag is a possibility [next Thursday]".

"Our challenge is to come to teams like United, I think today our response was positive", he said. Usually, United create a lot of chances here.

United's defence has been their main problem so far this season, and whilst they still conceded two goals against Arsenal, they looked a lot better with Bailly at the back. The Italian told reporters: "He [Jose] was the first to send me a message to say 'welcome back.' I've known him for a long time, when he came to Chelsea, when he moved to Italy".

Asked if he has enjoyed such a lengthy undefeated streak previously in his managerial career, the former Sevilla and Paris St Germain boss said: "I can't remember - maybe yes, maybe not".



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