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ODION IGHALO netted twice as Manchester United cruised to a 3-0 victory over Derby in the FA Cup fifth round.
Jesse Lingard played the full 90 minutes at Pride Park, but was subject to vile verbal abuse after the game which United have now launched an investigation into.
Yet, there was more controversy surrounding the Red Devils, after goalkeeper Kieran O'Hara was banned for six matches after biting an opponent while on loan at Burton Albion.
Follow all the latest updates and transfer gossip from Old Trafford below…
MORNING, UNITED FANS
There is just one day until the highly-anticipated Manchester derby takes place at the Theatre of Dreams.
United could lose four consecutive home games against City in all competitions for only the second time in history.
But the Red Devils are unbeaten in NINE matches in all competitions – with six wins and three draws.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is sweating over the fitness of Harry Maguire ahead of the derby clash.
The England international missed the FA Cup win over Derby on Thursday due to an ankle injury.
Solskjaer said: “It is touch and go because he rolled his ankle and twisted his ankle.
“But hopefully he will recover.”
In other news, Real Madrid will launch a fresh bid to sign David De Gea this summer.
SunSport understands Real boss Zinedine Zidane remains a huge fan of United’s No 1 and wants him to replace Thibaut Courtois.
Meanwhile, United are reportedly resigned to losing Paul Pogba – with Juventus and PSG ready to pounce for the £100million star.
Solskjaer is tired of the negative headlines and circus surrounding the midfielder – and is increasingly confident the club can thrive without him.
Real Madrid are planning a fresh bid to sign David De Gea this summer.
SunSport understands Real boss Zinedine Zidane remains a huge fan of Manchester United’s keeper and wants him to replace Thibaut Courtois.
United would demand £70million for De Gea, 29, who only signed a new £375,000-a-week contract in September.
FEEL THE BERN
Bernardo Silva has revealed he told pal Bruno Fernandes to join Manchester United.
Ahead of this weekend's Manchester derby, the City star said: “I’m not surprised how well he has started because he’s a great player.
“He’s a good friend of mine, I’ve played with him since we were in the Under-19s with Portugal.
“He asked me about Manchester and I said what I thought was right. It’s a great club for him, it’s a great opportunity and he’s doing great.”
No goalkeeper in the Prem has made more mistakes leading to a goal than David De Gea this term.
ROON FOR ONE MORE?
Wayne Rooney has thanked the Manchester United supporters for his “fantastic reception”.
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