Jesse Lingard ‘could get a second chance and a new three-year deal with Manchester United’ after promising screenings on loan to West Ham landed him a recall for Gareth Southgate’s England side this month.
- Jesse Lingard is currently enjoying a promising loan spell at West Ham
- The midfielder scored five goals and registered three assists in seven games
- According to reports, Lingard could get a new deal with Man United next season
- The 28-year-old’s form at West Ham earned him a recall from the England squad
Manchester United could bring Jesse Lingard back into the first team next season and may even offer him a new contract, according to reports.
The 28-year-old is currently on loan to West Hammers until the end of the season, where he has revived his Premier League career, scoring five goals and registering three assists in his seven Hammers league games so far.
Lingard had previously been frozen by United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who failed to make a single appearance in the Premier League or Champions League and was named in just four top matchday squads this season.
Man United could reportedly offer Jesse Lingard a new deal amid a good lease term at West Ham
Lingard has scored five goals and provided three assists since joining the Hammers in January
But according to The sun, United and Solskjaer are very impressed with Lingard’s loaned screenings and will consider offering him a new deal when his West Ham rental period ends in June.
Lingard’s current contract with United expires in the summer of 2022, but the Red Devils could be willing to offer the midfielder a three-year deal to both increase his value and give him a chance to impress again. Solskjaer.
The report also states that West Ham will try to make Lingard’s time at London Stadium permanent from next season.
David Moyes’ side are currently challenging Europe and are in fifth place – two points behind London rival Chelsea in the last Champions League spot.
Lingard (left) was frozen at the start of the current season by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (right)
Lingard has also been rewarded for his good form in East London with a UK side recall from Gareth Southgate, who had lost his place in the squad after his exile with United.
West Ham’s loan man played 90 minutes in the Three Lions’ 5-0 win over San Marino on Thursday and plans to kick off England’s two other qualifying matches against Albania and Poland in the coming days.
Lingard recently claimed he got a boost from his West Ham spell and is solely focused on trying to get the Hammers into Europe next season.
The midfielder told me FA this week: ‘It’s a bit like a second life. I moved to London which is a different, different group of guys – all the guys are brilliant in West Ham, they welcomed me with open arms.
Lingard’s form for West Ham earned him a recall for the England squad and lineup this month
‘The staff were great and the whole club, the whole setup is really good. I play week after week and I do something I love, so it has been perfect for me. As you say, it has been revived.
“It’s about believing and doing it right for West Ham – scoring, assisting, winning games – and I think you clearly know that justified me a place here, just being in shape.
When I got a loan to West Ham, I wrote down many goals. Certain ones I’ve already hit and will continue that for the rest of the season, so it’s all about having the right mindset and the right focus – coming to West Ham and trying to help the team, trying to fight for Europe, and i also have individual goals. ‘