Manchester United might nicely insist on West Ham together with Declan Rice in any deal for Jesse Lingard this summer time.
The 28-year-old moved to the London Stadium on a brief foundation within the January switch window and has been a revelation for the Hammers.
Lingard’s 9 aim involvements (six targets, three assists) since his debut on February three are greater than some other participant within the Premier League and earned him an England recall final month.
David Moyes is main the Hammers on an unlikely Champions League cost with simply eight video games of the season remaining, with Lingard very a lot part of the quick future.
Nevertheless, it’s understood Moyes could possibly be pressured to half with one other star man as a way to make sure the deal takes place, with Declan Rice a goal for United.
In keeping with The Athletic, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is a big admirer of the 22-year-old and sources declare there was ‘light-hearted speak’ a few potential change to the Pink Devils throughout the current worldwide break with the Three Lions.
talkSPORT revealed earlier this week the midfielder returned to his membership with a swollen knee locked in a brace after injuring ligaments, ruling him out for a minimum of 4 weeks.
It can come as an enormous blow to the membership of their quick makes an attempt to safe an unlikely European spot, however might additionally hamper their possibilities of retaining Rice for one more season with out that lure.
Moyes admitted the membership could possibly be susceptible to presents for his or her finest gamers in the summertime, however conceded it might take ‘Financial institution of England’ cash to prise Rice away from the membership the place he has made greater than 100 Premier League appearances and captained.
As for Lingard, he prolonged his contract with the Pink Devils in December earlier than the transfer, however the Hammers failed to incorporate an possibility to purchase upon the conclusion of the mortgage deal and it might take as much as ‘£60million’ to convey him again.