MANCHESTER UNITED will reportedly decide on Jesse Lingard’s future after the FA Cup clash against Liverpool.
The midfielder has failed to make a single appearance in the Premier League for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s side.
Jesse Lingard could be leaving Manchester United on loanCredit: AFP or licensors
He has kicked a ball in three games this season, two in the EFL Cup and the other in the 1-0 FA Cup win against Watford.
Now, according to the Mail On Sunday, Solskjaer will decide on Lingard’s future after the Liverpool game.
Newcastle, West Brom and Sheffield United are all keen on singing the 28-year-old on a loan deal.
But Solskjaer is still weighing up whether he can afford to let Lingard leave as the fixtures build up.
United are firmly in title contention, are in the Europa League and if they beat Liverpool will go on in the FA Cup.
Solskjaer allowed Timothy Fosu-Mensah to join Bayer Leverkusen last week and suggested others could follow, with speculation continuing over the likes of Juan Mata as well as Lingard.
Asked if the latter would still be at Old Trafford come the end of January, he said: “Well, I don’t want to go into individuals but we can probably allow maybe one or two more to go out.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will decide on Lingard’s future next weekCredit: PA:Press Association
“But then one of the strengths we have is that we have had a fit and deep squad. Strength in depth.
“So, we don’t want to give our advantage away by easing off on our players. I can’t give you a better answer than that.”
Lingard has been capped 24 times for England but has not received a call-up since 2019.
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