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Leicester City eyeing West Ham target Jesse Lingard

Wed 24 February 2021 | 13:30

West Ham are facing competition from Leicester City in signing with Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard.

After climbing down the pecking order in

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

’s lineup,

Jesse Lingard

was sent out on a loan deal to seal first-team game time.

David Moyes

has tried his best to secure the 28-year-old’s services until the end of the campaign and it had a significant impact on the Hammers.

West Ham

are sitting fourth on the

Premier League

table, despite no getting off on the right foot at the beginning of the season.

Lingard has displayed a remarkable performance with scoring four direct goals across four games. Running on a rich vein of form, the midfielder is being linked with a lot of clubs, according to

Eurosport

.

It is reported that the Hammers are facing competition as

Leicester City

are also eyeing him.

It is also claimed that

Manchester United

may want to have Lingard back to replace

Juan Mata

, who is targeted by Inter Milan, Juventus and Roma.

However, taking into consideration that Solskjaer outcasted him, the England international may prefer to move on.


source: SportMob