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Lingard relief as he ends 366-day wait for Man Utd goal

Jesse Lingard has expressed his relief at ending his year-long scoring drought as Manchester United thrashed League One Tranmere 6-0 to reach the FA Cup fifth round.

The England international’s first-half goal at Prenton Park ended a wait of 366 days to score for United in a domestic competition, with his previous strike coming in an FA Cup fourth-round win against Arsenal at Emirates Stadium last season.

His only other goal in that time came against Astana in the Europa League in November.

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Speaking to BT Sport after the game, the 27-year-old said: "I've not been in the best form.