West Ham United in Talks for Out-of-Window Transfer of Jesse Lingard

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West Ham United could potentially engage in discussions to re-sign free agent Jesse Lingard after the closure of the transfer window, as reported by Dharmesh Sheth, a journalist from Sky Sports News. Sheth took to Twitter on Tuesday morning. Revealing that there have been “initial talks” between West Ham and Lingard’s representatives regarding a possible short-term deal.

One key factor in this potential move is Lingard’s current availability. As he has been training with David Moyes’ squad at Rush Green. Since he is unattached following the expiration of his contract at Nottingham Forest earlier in the summer. Lingard is eligible to sign with West Ham even after the transfer window deadline passes on Friday at 11 pm.

Sheth further suggested that a “deal could be fully discussed next week” due to Lingard’s circumstances.

The prospect of Lingard returning to the London Stadium appears to be gaining momentum. During his loan spell at hammers for the second half of the 2020/21 season. Lingard made a significant impact, scoring nine goals and providing five assists in 16 Premier League appearances. Helping the club qualify for the Europa League.

West Ham and their summer

However, Lingard’s subsequent decision to stay at Manchester United the following summer was met with disappointment among West Ham supporters.

During the past season, Lingard’s performance at Nottingham Forest was underwhelming. As he failed to contribute any goals or assists in 17 league appearances. His only goals came in the Carabao Cup matches against Tottenham and Blackburn. While Steve Cooper, Nottingham Forest’s manager, struggle to unlock Lingard’s potential. seen whether David Moyes can create the magic Lingard in display during his previous stint at West Ham.

While it may be a challenging proposition, Lingard’s potential return could provide West Ham with valuable squad depth as they look to compete in various competitions including the league, Europe, and domestic cups.

In other Irons news, the club has reportedly made progress in their pursuit of a young striker, moving ahead of Serie A giants AC Milan in the race for his signature.

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