Tottenham show interest in Jesse Lingard after ‘talks’ about the Manchester United star’s future

Jesse Lingard has been linked to the North-London club amid reports of talks between Spurs and his representatives.

Manchester United star Jesse Lingard could be on his way out of the club with reports suggesting Tottenham Hotspur are interested in the midfielder.

According to Football.London, the North-London side have spoken to the midfielder’s representatives about a future move to the capital.

Lingard is no stranger to playing for a London-based team, having spent the second half of last season on loan at West Ham United, where he made an scored nine goals and assisted his team-mates on five occasions, in 16 appearances.

His performances for the Hammers earned him the Premier League Player and Goal of the Month award in April 2021.

Jesse Lingard is back in favour at Manchester United. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

What has been said then?

It now seems that Spurs could try and tempt the 29-year-old to sign for them in the near future, despite Football.London claiming he doesn’t want to leave United this month.

However, with only six months left on Lingard’s contract at the Red Devils, and limited game-time this campaign for the Manchester club, it could see his 22-year association with United come to an end.

If the midfielder does move to Tottenham, he would become the fifth player from the Red Devils to join a team that Antonio Conte has been in charge of, with the Italian previously signing Matteo Darmian, Alexis Sanchez, Ashley Young and Romelu Lukaku for Inter Milan.

As a United player, Lingard has featured over 220 times in 10-and-a-half seasons, winning four major honours.

His match-winning extra-time goal in the 2016 FA Cup final against Crystal Palace, saw the club lift the trophy for the 12th time - their last triumph in the competition.