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Jesse Lingard posts Instagram video from stands as Liverpool beat West Ham

Jesse Lingard was in the stands to support his new West Ham team-mates in their loss against Liverpool.

The Manchester United midfielder completed a loan move to the London Stadium this week.

Minutes were hard to come by at Old Trafford and the 28-year-old sought a move away in order to rediscover his best form.

Lingard has only played in cup competitions this year and will hope to reproduce the levels he first showed when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over.

The midfielder may also have hopes of making a late surge into the England squad this summer.

He arrived at the Hammers too late to be registered for their clash with the Reds.

Jesse Lingard was in the stands at the London Stadium

Lingard scored against Liverpool in for the Red Devils but was unable to help his new team-mates.

It ended a seven-match unbeaten run for the Hammers but their new recruit will soon be available.

Upon arrived in London Lingard told West Ham TV: “I’m excited. It’s another new chapter in my life. Nothing is guaranteed but I’ve come here to work hard and help the team and bring my experience.

“That’s the main aim. I just want to enjoy my football and get back playing again and get my feet back on the pitch.

The midfielder had struggled for minutes at Old Trafford

“There were lots of clubs involved but, for me personally, I felt this was the right move.

Lingard will get a chance to help United in the title race when West Ham visit Manchester City next month.

Solskjaer has already challenged the academy graduate to use his time at the Hammers to further himself a return a better player.

“We want Jesse to come back here revitalised and having shown at West Ham how good a player he is, of course,” he said.

“He’s just been unfortunate with a couple of issues – some periods that he had to stay away from us with the Covid and isolation, with the close contact.

“The rest of the team has done well. We’ve had little to no injuries and he’s not forced his way into the team, unfortunately.

“I just want him to go there and enjoy himself, show how good a player he is and come back. He’s a Man United player through and through.”




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