Where next for Jesse Lingard? Two Premier League clubs battling it out to sign former Man Utd midfielder on free transfer

Jesse Lingard 2023Getty
  • West Ham, Wolves want Lingard
  • Lingard currently a free agent
  • has been training at West Ham all summer

WHAT HAPPENED? The former Manchester United midfielder has been without a club since his Nottingham Forest contract expired at the end of last season. But Lingard could return to the Premier League as West Ham United and Wolves have shown interest in signing him, according to Sky Sports.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: The 30-year-old enjoyed a brief loan spell at West Ham under David Moyes in 2021 where he scored nine goals and assisted five times in 16 Premier League appearances for the club.


Article continues below

Jesse Lingard Nottingham Forest 2022-23Getty

David Moyes West Ham 2022-23Getty

Gary O'Neil Wolves 2023-24Getty

WHAT NEXT? Lingard has been training at West Ham throughout the summer to maintain his physical condition and is likely to feature in a closed-door match for the club this week.

Which South African club has won the PSL transfer window?

2355 Votes

Thanks for voting.

Results will be shared soon.

Which South African club has won the PSL transfer window?

  • 26%Sundowns
  • 41%Kaizer Chiefs
  • 22%Orlando Pirates
  • 3%SuperSport United
  • 4%Cape Town City
  • 4%Other
2355 Votes