Some West Ham United fans think that David Sullivan has a cunning plan up his sleeve regarding Jesse Lingard.

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The Daily Mail reckon that the Hammers might not be able to sign the 28-year-old permanently from Manchester United this summer due to a lack of finances.

Lingard has been exceptional for West Ham since moving to the London Stadium on loan in January.

The 26-capped England international has nine goals and three assists to his name in just 13 games for the Hammers so far.

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Jesse has been quiet in our last couple of games. But his overall impact in East London has been huge.

West Ham fans think David Sullivan has cunning Jesse Lingard plan

Signing him permanently in the summer may well prove tricky, for two reasons.

Firstly, his fine form during his loan with the Hammers will undoubtedly attract other potential suitors.

And secondly, we may struggle to match Manchester United’s asking price for Jesse.

Some West Ham fans are convinced that David Sullivan has a clever plan up his sleeve regarding Jesse Lingard, however:

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