Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that Jesse Lingard is in his plans for the 2021/22 marketing campaign.
Lingard dazzled on mortgage for West Ham within the second half of final season, hitting 9 targets in 16 matches because the Hammers sealed qualification for the Europa League.
Lingard appeared within the second half for the Pink Devils as they began their pre-season programme with a 2-1 pleasant win at Derby on Sunday.
He has been linked with a everlasting transfer to West Ham however it’s understood the east London membership should not keen to pay the £30million asking charge demanded by United.
“Jesse is a Man United participant,” stated Solskjaer of the 28-year-old, who hit the woodwork within the conflict. “He desires to battle for his place. He has come again vivid, bubbly, a great deal of power, assured.
“Everybody noticed what he did in the direction of the top of final season at West Ham. He’s nonetheless in my plans.”
Solskjaer additionally stated a call remains to be to be remodeled whether or not Marcus Rashford will bear shoulder surgical procedure earlier than the beginning of the brand new season.
England ahead Rashford was hampered by the longstanding downside all through the 2020-21 marketing campaign.
The 23-year-old is at present on vacation after making 5 substitute appearances for England at Euro 2020.
Solskjaer advised Sky Sports activities: “We’re reflecting. We have now to make the most effective resolution for him on what to do along with his harm. We have now nonetheless not determined what the plan of action (is).”
Solskjaer additionally assured Rashford of his and the membership’s ongoing help within the wake of the racial abuse he has suffered since his miss within the penalty shoot-out loss to Italy in final weekend’s Euro 2020 ultimate.
The Norwegian stated: “We will certainly help him, Man Utd followers and soccer followers will help him. Simply having the braveness to step as much as take a penalty in corresponding to recreation is a win in itself.
“The actions of some persons are not reflective of nearly all of soccer followers – or all soccer followers, (as a result of) I don’t assume they’re soccer followers in any respect. Marcus is a powerful boy mentally.”