Manchester United are supposedly preparing to trigger a 1 year extension in Jesse Lingard’s contract to prevent losing him on a complimentary transfer.
Manchester United will supposedly trigger an extension stipulation in Jesse Lingard‘s contract to keep him at the club till 2022.
The 28-year-old has only been included in 2 matchday teams in the Premier League up until now this season and is yet to be handed a single minute of top-flight action in 2020-21.
Lingard’s existing contract ends at the end of this season and he will be totally free to go over terms over a summer move far from Old Trafford from the start of January.
Nevertheless, the Daily Mail reports that Man United will trigger the 1 year extension stipulation in his existing deal to avoid him from leaving totally free at the end of this season.
Lingard has been linked with relocate to the likes of Celtic, Rangers and Sheffield United in recent weeks and might still leave Old Trafford on loan in January.
Nevertheless, the Red Devils are keen to recover a transfer fee for their homegrown skill if they sell him on a permanent basis in 2021.
Lingard has been at Man United since the age of 8, making more than 200 first-team appearances for the club.