Done Deal: Jesse Lingard pens down a new deal with Manchester United

Done Deal: Jesse Lingard pens down a new deal with Manchester United

Jesse Lingard has signed a new four-year contract at Manchester United, with the option of a further year as announced by the club on Thursday.

Done Deal: Jesse Lingard pens down a new deal with Manchester United
Jesse Lingard

The 24-year-old midfielder, Who had just a year left on his previous contract had put pen to paper on a new deal committing him to the club until 2021, with an option for a fifth year.

The deal will swell up his wallet with handsome salary that is believed to be in the region of £100,000 a week with performance and appearance bonuses.

Lingard has made his first-team appearance at Old Trafford against Swansea City on the opening day of the 2014/2015 season. He has made 70 appearances in all competitions for United, scoring 11 goals, including three at Wembley.

“Manchester United has always been a big part of my life,” Lingard said in a statement. “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.

“As a team, we have already won a major trophy this season and I look forward to helping us win many more under this great manager. I would like to say a special thank you to the fans for the great support they have always given me and the team.”

“Jesse has been with the club since the age of seven,” Coach Jose Mourinho said. “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.”

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