Jesse Lingard joined West Ham United on loan from Manchester United in January.

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The 28-year-old has made an instant impact at the London Stadium.

And Hammers boss David Moyes will surely try to sign him on a permanent deal in the summer.

Lingard has racked up three goals and two assists in five games for West Ham so far.

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That really is an incredible return considering how little football he has played over the past 12 months.

The 28-year-old’s form is making fans and pundits stand up and take notice.

His rejuvenation since joining the Hammers has led for calls for him to be included in Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the Euros this summer.

If Jesse does earn a Three Lions call-up it would be great news for him personally.

It would be bitter sweet for West Ham, however.


One Positive and one negative for West Ham if Jesse Lingard earns England call-up

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Let’s presume that the Hammers want to sign J Lingz on a permanent deal in the summer. It’s pretty obvious that we will try to do just that.

IF Lingard gets called up to the England squad for the Euros, it could be both good and bad news for West Ham.

The positive is that it will prove to the 28-year-old that he can achieve his ambitions at the London Stadium and should help convince him to join the Hammers permanently.

The negative, however, is that if Jesse goes to the Euros and performs well, his price-tag will rocket.

West Ham United will have to pay £20 million if they want to sign him from Manchester United on a permanent deal in the summer according to a report from Eurosport.

That seems like a reasonable price. The reported fee could be affected by what happens in the summer, however.

And Lingard being included in Gareth Southgate’s England squad could end up being bitter sweet for the Hammers.

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