They had been negotiating the signing of a new deal for some time now, and now it’s official; Jesse Lingard has a new contract that expires in 2021.
The previous contract of the 24-year-old was due to expire in the summer of 2018, and Manchester United had made it clear that it was a priority for them to settle the issue before the end of the current season.
According to reports, Lingard’s new four-year deal will earn him £100,000 (around 115,000 euros) a week.
Manchester United has always been a big part of my life. I have been with the club since the age of seven and I feel great pride every time I pull the shirt on. To have scored in two cup finals for my boyhood club were immensely proud moments for me and my family
Lingard told the club’s official website after signing his new contract. United’s manager Jose Mourinho also commented on the news, telling manutd.com
Jesse has been with the club since the age of seven. He has good intelligence which, when combined with his energy and ability, makes for a player with a great future ahead of him. Jesse is a popular member of the squad and I am delighted he has signed a new contract