HomeSportsJesse Lingard: West Ham still keen on signing Man Utd forward ahead of winger’s talks with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Jesse Lingard: West Ham still keen on signing Man Utd forward ahead of winger’s talks with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
July 15, 2021
West Ham are nonetheless eager on signing Manchester United winger Jesse Lingard and are ready on a choice as as to if he has a future at Previous Trafford.
The 28-year-old is again in pre-season coaching with Manchester United and can maintain talks with supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with only a yr left on his present contract.
West Ham loaned Lingard for the second half of the 2020/21 season, with the 28-year-old scoring 9 targets for David Moyes’ facet and returning to the England fold consequently.
“Common soccer is a very powerful factor for me,” Lingard instructed Sky Sports activities Information in June. “After happening mortgage and getting a superb run within the workforce, you began to see the true me, with the targets and the assists.”
Lingard was included in England’s 33-man squad earlier than Euro 2020 and performed in each of their warm-up friendlies forward of the match, however he was one in every of seven gamers to overlook out on making the ultimate squad.
In the case of being concerned with the boys and representing my nation I’ll by no means cease smiling. I’ll be supporting the workforce all summer time! 🏴Good luck to the lads! Deliver it residence. 🦁🦁🦁 pic.twitter.com/aVnP9zEDOC
— Jesse Lingard (@JesseLingard) June 7, 2021
In Could, Moyes mentioned of Lingard’s potential return: “I could not say any greater than I am hopeful Jesse would possibly need to come right here, that is as much as Manchester United, however he is been a constructive signing.”
In the meantime, again in April, Solskjaer acknowledged Bruno Fernandes’ starring position at Manchester United had made it troublesome to supply Lingard alternatives.
Solskjaer was nevertheless delighted with Lingard’s West Ham performances – in April he gained the Premier League Participant of the Month and Aim of the Month awards.
“Jesse has been good since he left,” Solskjaer mentioned in April.
“Selfishly, we may have stored him as a result of he is at all times obtained an element to play, he is a incredible lad across the place, Man United by way of and thru, by no means as soon as did he moan or trigger me an issue, he simply labored actually exhausting.
“He deserved an opportunity to play for extra soccer – that is why we let him go to West Ham as a result of he deserves an opportunity for what he is accomplished all through his life for Man United. After all, we [will] welcome him again.”