OFFICIAL: Jesse Lingard Signs New Contract

Manchester United's Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring their fourth goal.

Reuters / Carl Recine

Jesse Lingard, who joined club’s youth academy when he was seven, has signed a new four-year contract at Manchester United.

According to multiple sources the England international is likely to earn £100,000 a week in a four-year deal.

The 24-year old said: “Manchester United has always been a big part of my life. I have been with the club since the age of seven and I feel great pride every time I pull the shirt on. To have scored in two cup finals for my boyhood club were immensely proud moments for me and my family.

“As a team, we have already won a major trophy this season and I look forward to helping us win many more under this great manager. I would like to say a special thank you to the fans for the great support they have always given me and the team.”

Jose Mourinho said: “Jesse has been with the club since the age of seven. He has good intelligence which, when combined with his energy and ability, makes for a player with a great future ahead of him. Jesse is a popular member of the squad and I am delighted he has signed a new contract.”

The winger has build reputation for rising in big games by bagging goals in Community Shield, FA Cup final and EFL Cup final.


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