Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has stated Jesse Lingard made a mistake in not leaving Manchester United to affix West Ham final summer season.
The 29-year-old lit up the London Stadium throughout a loan spell final season when grabbing 9 objectives in 16 league video games however in the end determined to remain and struggle for his place at his boyhood club fairly than make the transfer everlasting.
Alternatives have been arduous to come back by for Lingard although since returning and with him now set to go away the Purple Devils Parlour reckons he missed a trick not leaving when his inventory was excessive.
“He should actually remorse that he didn’t keep at West Ham,” he stated on talkSPORT (4 Might, 9.20am).
“All of a sudden, he was again within the England squad and he thought; ‘Effectively, I’m gonna return to Man United’. However he was by no means going to get a daily recreation.
It appeared bold on the time for Lingard to go attempt to drive himself again into the image at Manchester United and so it has proved as he’s barely featured in any respect this season after being so spectacular final yr.
You possibly can perceive the reluctance to go away his childhood club however he should’ve recognized there was a cause they’d loaned him out within the first place, after which the following arrivals of Jadon Sancho and a sure Cristiano Ronaldo had been going to make game-time close to unimaginable.
That stated it could possibly be a scenario which David Moyes can look to capitalise on as, very like throughout his loan spell, Lingard has some extent to show once more after the hierarchy at Previous Trafford stay seemingly nonplussed about his imminent departure.
If the Scot can deliver him again to the London Stadium, you’d again him to get him firing as soon as once more.
In different West Ham information, the club might nonetheless look to signal this defender on a free transfer based on a journalist.