Manchester United are set to offer Jesse Lingard a new three-year contract with the club, according to a recent report from The Daily Star.
The 28-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan with West Ham United and caught the eye with a number of impressive performances as the Hammers finished sixth in the Premier League. The on-loan midfielder scored nine goals and was on hand to provide five assists for David Moyes’ side, and it was believed that the Irons were keen on making that loan spell a permanent move this summer.
However, Manchester United are set to offer him a new contract as they look to tie him down to a new deal at Old Trafford ahead of the upcoming league campaign, which is set to get underway in August. It is claimed by The Daily Star that West Ham are struggling to meet the Red Devils’ valuation of Lingard, which could result in his parent club offering him a new deal at Old Trafford despite him barely featuring for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in 2020.
Plenty of West Ham supporters took to social media to react to the news that Lingard could be set to sign a new contract with Manchester United ahead of the 2021/22 campaign.
Take a look at the best of the reaction from Twitter below, with one fan believing the 28-year-old would be an “idiot” to commit his future to the Red Devils given how peripheral a figure he became under Solskjaer….
“Is it that bad a miss? Pretty rank his last 8 games for us. Mind you pretty magic in his first 6.”
“Lost all respect for him.”
“Offered”. Not accepted.”
“Just to stay in the bench and flop again.”
“Pereira it is then.”
“Oh well look elsewhere now.”
“If he stays at United then he is an idiot.”
In other news, West Ham discover the asking price for one of their summer transfer targets.
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