West Ham might need to pay round £30 million for Jesse Lingard


West Ham United are likely to try to sign Jesse Lingard on a permanent deal at the end of this season.

The 28-year-old joined a loan deal with the Hammers during the January transfer window and has been a huge success to this day.

The Manchester United attacker has scored six goals with three assists since joining the London club.

Lingard has also managed to force its way into the English line-up due to its recent form.

According to Daily mailUnited could ask for up to £ 30million for Lingard and they are confident of starting a bidding war for the player.

Wolverhampton Wanders, Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United and Arsenal were linked with a move for Lingard in January.

The Hammers may not be ready to put that kind of money into Lingard, who has 12 months left on his United contract at the end of the season.

A return to Old Trafford makes no sense to Lingard. At this stage in his career he has to play football for the first team on a regular basis and a permanent move to West Ham would be ideal for everyone involved.

The Hammers are currently aiming for a top four result and the form of the 27-man England international will be crucial to their ambitions.

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