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"In midweek, the boys were fantastic. It was a disappointing result but we have to move on."

- Ashley Young

09/03/2013 13:33, Report by Adam Marshall
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Young: We'll bounce back

Ashley Young believes it is to United's benefit that the next fixture is another big one - with Chelsea coming to Old Trafford for Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final tie.

The England winger will hope to start after coming off the bench during the Champions League exit to Real Madrid and confidence remains high despite the defeat with 10 men.

"Of course we were disappointed in midweek," explained Young. "But the club has bounced back many times and that is what we will be looking to do on Sunday. It is a big game but it is a chance to get further in the FA Cup. That is exactly what we are looking to do. We are looking to bounce back and I think you will see that on Sunday.

"Obviously, when you have a disappointment like we had the other night you want to get the next game straight away. We know it is another massive game and everybody will be fired up for the game on Sunday. That would have been the case whether it was league or cup. Everybody wants to get back to winning ways. That is what we are looking forward to doing."

Young appreciates that it will be another special occasion in front of the Manchester public with the aim to make the semi-finals at Wembley.

"When you are playing one of the top four, the intensity is going to be higher than normal," he opined. "The intensity will be even greater with it being the FA Cup. We have to go into the game full of confidence with the way we have been playing.

"In midweek, the boys were fantastic. It was a disappointing result but we have to move on from that. I am sure if everyone is concentrating and fully focused, we can get ourselves into the next round."

Chelsea will provide a formidable barrier considering their recent record in the competition and the fact that they are the current holders. However, the Blues also lost in Europe in midweek - to Steaua Bucharest.

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