According to a report from 90 Min, West Ham want to sign Manchester United play-maker Jesse Lingard this summer, but some Hammers fans have reacted angrily to the speculation on Twitter.

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West Ham boss David Moyes will have to be thrifty in his player recruitment this summer. The ongoing global health crisis has adversely impacted football clubs up and down the country financially.

And the Hammers have not been immune.

Moyes might just have to ship out some deadwood before he brings in any new additions.

Derby County v Manchester United - FA Cup Fifth Round

Jesse Lingard (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

And 90 Min claims that Manchester United ace Jesse Lingard is a possible target for the east London outfit.

According to a report from the Manchester Evening News, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants Lingard sold this summer.

The 27-year-old is valued at around £30 million by Manchester United according to GMS. And that is a lot of money considering the current climate.

Derby County v Manchester United - FA Cup Fifth Round

Jesse Lingard (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

Stats

The 24-capped England international’s fall from grace this season really has been rather spectacular.

The Manchester United man has failed to register either a goal or an assist in 20 Premier League games so far this season (Transfermarkt).

In those 20 outings, Lingard has averaged just one shot, one key pass and 0.7 dribbles per game (Who Scored).

For a so-called creative player, those numbers really are poor.

 

West Ham should surely avoid a move for the 27-year-old at all costs. And some Hammers fans seem to agree…

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