Gary Neville revealed the reason he’s ‘disappointed’ by Jesse Lingard
Gary Neville is ‘disappointed’ that Jesse Lingard didn’t secure a move away from Manchester United this summer.
as the former Red Devil believes the midfielder ‘had something going on at West Ham.
The 28-year-old England star fell out of favor at United and was sent out on loan to the Hammers last season
where he won numerous plaudits for his performances.
Lingard enjoyed his spell at the London Stadium, scoring nine goals and providing four assists in 16 appearances
Upon the completion of his loan, Lingard has now been reintegrated into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad
However, despite West Ham’s where keen to sign him on a permanent deal during the summer transfer.
“I would have thought that a couple more players at Manchester United [would have left].”
“I’m disappointed for Jesse Lingard that he’s not left Manchester United,’ Gary Neville told Sky Sports.”
“‘He’ll get a few games, he’ll get moments on the pitch, he’ll contribute, but I think he had something going at West Ham last year”
“that meant Jesse Lingard in his own right was standing up as a really good player.
“To go back to being a squad player again I think, for me, is disappointing.”
“I think you sometimes have to sort of fly the nest and go. I thought he’d already done that with what he did last year.”
“‘So I think there are two or three players that won’t get a lot of game time this year that could have joined Dan James and furthered their careers and got more football.’”
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