West Ham United signed English international Jesse Lingard on loan
West Ham United is pleased to confirm the signing of English international Jesse Lingard on loan until the end of the 2020/21 season.
The 28-year-old joined Hammers from Manchester United, where he played 210 matches, scored 33 goals, scored 20 assists, and won the FA Cup, League Cup and European League.
Lingard has been crowned 24 times against England, and was part of the team that finished fourth in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and third in the UEFA Euro 2019 Finals.
Lingard has been accustomed to the Red Devils in each of the past five seasons, meeting again his former Manchester United coach David Moyes at London Stadium, eager to reignite his Premier League career under Scottish supervision.
Nothing is guaranteed but I came here to work hard, help the team, and give my experience. This is the main goal
Lingard told West Ham TV: “I’m excited. It’s another new chapter in my life. Nothing is guaranteed but I came here to work hard, help the team and give my experience. That’s the main goal. I just want to enjoy playing my football and go back to playing again and recover Come to the playground.
“There were a lot of clubs participating, but for me personally, I felt that was the right move. Obviously, I had a previous relationship with the coach as he was at Man Yu and played under him before, so he knows my qualities and what I can offer the team. I know. Two guys too – I know December [Rice] Very well from the English side – and I feel like I can really settle here quickly. “
The new owner of the number 11 shirt at Irons has confirmed that his previous relationship with coach Moyes had influenced his decision to move to London Stadium, and that he intends to pay it off on the field.
“It’s important for the player and the manager to have a good relationship. He has really good manners, he makes his team work hard and I’ve already spoken to him and there are no guarantees – it’s up to me to put the work into graft, join the team and play well, week, another week.”
“I can’t wait for it to show up [the West Ham fans] What I have in store. I’m excited and want to help the team push the table as high as possible. “
Moyes also enjoys the prospect of working with a player he picked for the first time at age 20 again, citing his talent, work rate, and versatility as valuable assets.
“I saw him play as a little boy, when he was still a full-fledged player on the right, and I saw him play from the left,” said the manager. He played for England as the owner of the number 10 shirt, he played for England as number 8, and I actually think if we need him as a False 9 he can do that too.
“We bring this diversity, I wanted to try to have an active team at the moment, and Jesse was known for his work rate and efforts, so I think it will match well with what we have got.
“I hope it brings us a little bit of quality as well, and a winning mentality out of Manchester United.”
Jesse is famous for his work rate and effort, so I think it will match well with what we have
Lingard was born in Warrington, Cheshire, in December 1992, and joined Manchester United at the age of seven.
After winning the FA Youth Cup and playing alongside future superstar Hammer Raphael Morrison and French superstar Paul Pogba in 2011, the midfielder gained valuable experience on loan at Leicester City, Birmingham City and Brighton & Hove Albion.
Between his first and second loan spells, in July 2013, Lingard scored Moyes’ first two goals at Old Trafford, in his pre-season victory over the A-League All Stars in Sydney, Australia.
Just over a year later, in August 2014, Louis van Gaal handed Lingard his debut for Manchester United in a Premier League match with Swansea City.
After a fourth loan spell in the tournament, this time in Derby County, he established himself at Manchester United during the 2015/2016 season, participating in 40 matches, including the final at Boleyn Stadium, and scoring the winning goal in the 2016 FA Cup Final against Crystal Palace. .
Lingard’s habit of scoring continued in the big matches, scoring the winning goal in the UEFA Cup Final for Manchester United over Southampton in 2017 and the goal that secured the UEFA Champions League qualification in July of last year.
Its ability and versatility have also made it internationally recognized. Lingard played his first match for England against Malta in 2016 and was a key player in the team that qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup semi-finals and then reached the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup, scoring a goal in the group stage by beating Panama. And the following year, 2019, he was part of the team that finished third in the UEFA European Nations League Finals in Portugal.
Everyone at West Ham United would like to welcome Jesse to London Stadium and wish him all the best in his career at Claret and Blue.