Date: 22nd September 2021 at 3:45pm
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s return is not the only thing which has Manchester United fans reminiscing on the glory days. 

Ronaldo won three Premier League titles, the Champions League, and the Club World Cup in six glorious seasons at Old Trafford between 2003 and 2009.

However, United’s dramatic victory against West Ham United was a chip of the block from Sir Alex Ferguson’s previous glorious sides.

Ferguson was an expert in using his bench to alter the tide of a football match in United’s favour.

And current boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is set to award his own substitute hero, Jesse Lingard with a start against West Ham United in the League Cup.

Jesse Lingard was the hero for United in the last game-week.

The Norwegian introduced Lingard into the contest against the Hammers with the score on a knife-edge at 1-1.

But, he was awarded, as Lingard popped up with a sensational strike to win the match for United in the 88th minute.

And Solskjaer wants to continue Lingard’s momentum by starting him against the same club in the League Cup.

The Norwegian said in his press conference: “Jesse was quite clear he wants to fight for his place and be part of a Man United team that is going places.

“I can’t speak for Jesse now but he’s really contributing. He’ll play on Wednesday as I’ll make a few changes.”

“Of course, I have to leave players out, never mind from the starting XI but from the squad. But they all have to remember and know they’re going to have to play a part if we’re going to be successful.”

 
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