West Ham United have inquired about Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard, who will become a free agent next month.
Hammers manager David Moyes has long been interested in the England attacking midfielder, 29, after a successful loan spell last season.
Moyes has since tried to sign a permanent contract twice with Lingard.
Lingard He says he feels disappointed with his treatment. Decided to leave Old Trafford in the last 12 months despite the arrival of new boss Erik ten Hag.
There has been considerable interest from Lingard’s clubs over the last two transfers.
However, Manchester United have refused to join Lingard as rivals to advance to Europe, saying former manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his interim substitute Ralph Rangnick will get a chance to present Lingard as first-team captains.
Lingard started only two games in the Premier League last season. angry Interim manager Rangnick did not introduce him from the bench. in a 3-0 win over Brentford. For a player who joined the club at the age of seven, he would have said goodbye at Old Trafford.
He did not appear in the last four games of the season.
Lingard’s brother posted a message on social media complaining that “there was no farewell” to the English player after “20 years of blood, sweat and tears, 4 domestic trophies and 3 cup winning goals”.
There are other clubs interested, but Moyes hopes Lingard’s relationship with West Ham, who recently posted a thank you note to former teammate Mark Noble, who is retiring, will benefit them.
Lingard scored nine goals and five assists in 16 appearances for Hammers during his loan period and was named Premier League Player of the Month for April 2021.
Moyes vowed to strengthen his squad after a disappointing end to a disappointing season, with a Europa League semi-final loss to Eintracht Frankfurt and five points from their last seven Premier League matches. finish.
West Ham will instead qualify for the Europa Conference League playoffs in August, but manager Stuart Pearce will not join Moyes’ backroom staff after announcing that he was leaving the club on Monday.