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Solskjaer gives an optimistic update on Lingard’s future

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With the January transfer window looming round the corner, Solskjaer gave an update on Jesse Lingard’s future at Manchester United.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer dismissed all the transfer talk surrounding Jesse Lingard at Manchester United ahead of the forthcoming transfer window.

The 28-year-old has been rumoured to make way for yet another move out of Old Trafford in January next year. Previously, the midfielder reignited his career while on a loan spell with West Ham.

Now, speculations regarding his departure from Man Utd are piling up but his manager would like to keep him under his plans.

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When asked about Lingard’s future, Solskjaer said: “Jesse is training really hard, really well. And he’s ready and available for me. He is disappointed he has not played more.”

“With contract situations and contract talks, I’ve not been in them very closely. So for me Jesse is still a big part of this squad, and he gives energy and quality to the group every day.”

Lingard has just played 63 minutes this season. On that Solskjaer said: “Every player wants to play as much as possible.”

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“The thing with Jesse and all my players is they are all working really hard. And I can’t fault the attitude and they’re ready when they’re called upon and when they’re playing.”

“Jesse has done well when he’s played for us. And he knows that with all the games that are coming up that he will play a part.”