Flocking to Twitter, many West Ham United fans have been left buzzing after an update involving transfer target and Manchester United star Jesse Lingard.
The 28-year-old, who thrived on loan at the London Stadium over the second half of 2020/21, has recently been linked with a potential return to West Ham in January.
Should West Ham re-sign Lingard?
Definitely, add another dimension
No, need a natural striker!
This is despite him opting against a return to the English capital on a permanent deal last summer, instead choosing to fight for his place under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at his parent club.
Fast forward to the present and Lingard is back to being a bit-part player at Old Trafford as reports claim that Manchester United could now cut him loose mid-season at a cheaper £15m price (The Sun).
Speaking on the West Ham Way Podcast (via This is Futbol), ExWHUemployee then claimed that the Irons could now move again for the 28-year-old in January amid his situation, while Football Insider say that the Hammers are set to join the race along with Newcastle and Everton.
In another update, Eurosport reporter Dean Jones has shared some encouraging news. According to his information, the England international now ‘favours a return’ to West Ham above other clubs partly due to their form both domestically and abroad. Jones added that manager David Moyes could now turn to Lingard as he eyes winter reinforcements.
Flocking to this news, many Irons supporters have been left buzzing, and it’s little wonder going by his form for them last season. talkSPORT pundit Adrian Durham’s comments back in April are a fine example, describing the Red Devils ace as ‘phenomenal’ and calling him the Premier League’s ‘best player on current form’ at the time.
Check out some of the best verdicts from West Ham fans below, with Lingard now open to signing.
West Ham fans buzzing over Lingard news…
“Get him back, then the band can go on tour”
“Yes please, come back home”
“Get Jesse back ASAP”
“Please come back to us @JesseLingard – the boss loves ya, the boys love ya & the fans all love ya”
“Lingard and Tarkowski on the cheap as their contracts are up in the Summer are no brainers, covering Benrahma at AFCON and Oggy injury. Also, a forward to cover Micky.”
In other news: ‘Huge’…Sky Sports pundit thrilled as West Ham eye ‘massive signing’ for Moyes, find out more here.
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