According to reports, Manchester United are set to lower their valuation of Jesse Lingard, as his contract nears its expiration.
Lingard’s contract is set to expire next summer, after which he could leave for free. However Man United are desperate to make sure he doesn’t go for nothing, so the club’s hierarchy have lowered his valuation to attract potential buyers.
The Englishman joined West Ham on loan last season, and after a successful spell, returned with the hope of starting regularly for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side. The Hammers also tried to sign him on a permanent basis, but the £30 million set by United proved too much eventually.
Lingard’s situation has failed to improve since his return, and he’s seeking a move away, after making just eight appearances this term, of which he only started once.
The Sun reports that United are now willing to sell the midfielder off for as little as £10 million, with the hope that West Ham will be drawn to make a bid.
United are also hoping that Newcastle will enter the race to sign the star, which will likely drive his valuation up.