Transfer insider Dean Jones has claimed that West Ham will try to sign Jesse Lingard on a permanent deal in the summer, when speaking on the Touchline Talk Podcast today (Thursday February 18th, 10:20). And some Hammers fans have reacted to the speculation on Twitter.

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David Moyes brought the 28-year-old to the London Stadium on loan last month.

And the 24-capped England international has already made a huge impact at West Ham.

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Jesse Lingard (Photo by John Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)

Lingard has scored two goals in three games for the Hammers.

It has been the 28-year-old’s all around contribution that has been the most impressive thing about him, however.


Lingard’s non-stop energy and quality and composure in possession has taken West Ham’s attacking play to another level entirely.

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Jesse Lingard (Photo by Adam Davy – Pool/Getty Images)

The Hammers’ priority in the summer will be to sign a new striker. But turning Lingard’s loan deal into a permanent one should be a close second.

The Manchester United owned ace seems to have settled right in at West Ham.

And hopefully Jesse can reinvigorate his career with the Hammers.

Some West Ham fans have taken to Twitter in reaction to Dean Jones’ claim suggesting that David Moyes will try to sign Jesse Lingard permanently in the summer…

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