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Man Utd will consider cut-price January transfer exit for Jesse Lingard if England star continues to refuse new deal

MANCHESTER UNITED will consider a cut-price £15million for Jesse Lingard in January if he continues to refuse a new deal. The England forward has struggled to break into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s starting XI since his return this summer. He has come off the bench to score a winner at former club West Ham and set […] ...

MANCHESTER UNITED will consider a cut-price £15million for Jesse Lingard in January if he continues to refuse a new deal.

The England forward has struggled to break into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s starting XI since his return this summer.

Lingard is looking to break into the England squad for the World Cup next year
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He has come off the bench to score a winner at former club West Ham and set up Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal against Villarreal.

The 28-year-old has been in talks over an extension to his contract, which runs out at the end of the season.

SunSport understands he has been offered terms around £135,000 a week, a decent increase on his current deal.

The academy graduate is interested in staying, but wants assurances he will get regular first-team action.

Lingard holds United close to his heart after a two-decade association.

The Red Devils do not want to lose him on a free at the end of the campaign, if he decides he wants to go.

So Old Trafford chiefs will discuss letting him leave in January if they can find a buyer.


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Lingard is expected to get playing time in Champions League, cup competitions and off the bench in the Premier League.

United valued him at around £25m over the summer, but rebuffed interest from suitors.

West Ham along with Leicester and other Premier League sides have shown interest in the Warrington-born ace.

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