Manchester United ‘prepared to sell Jesse Lingard for just £15MILLION in January if the midfielder refuses to sign a £135,000-a-week extension’ amid concerns over first-team action
- Jesse Lingard has entered the final year of his contract at Manchester United
- The 28-year-old wants assurances over first-team football if he is to stay
- He could be targeted by an array of clubs in January if the impasse continues
Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard could spark a January transfer tussle with the Red Devils prepared to accept offers in the region of £15m if he doesn’t sign a new contract.
The 28-year-old is in the final year of his current terms and is looking to force his way into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side after his electrifying loan spell with West Ham last season.
According to The Sun, Lingard wants assurances over first-team football before signing terms worth around £135,000-a-week and should he decide to leave, United don’t want to lose him for nothing.
Jesse Lingard wants assurances over first-team action if he is to stay at Manchester United
Lingard has scored twice in six appearances in all competitions for United so far
West Ham would be obvious suitors for Lingard, where he scored nine goals in 19 games at the London outfit last season.
Leicester have also previously been linked with the England international. while Newcastle are expected to splash the cash in January after their Saudi takeover.
This season, Lingard has made six appearances in all competitions for United and got two goals – notably scoring a dramatic winner away to West Ham.
He also provided an assist for Cristiano Ronaldo’s last gasp winner against Villarreal in the Champions…
Source : dailymail