Jesse Lingard signs new Manchester United contract

Manchester United have announced that the England international has committed his future to the club by penning a contract until 2021, with his wages said to be increased to £100,000 per week and Lingard has admitted that he is delighted to have been given the chance to remain at the club after initially progressing through the academy.

He told the club’s official website: “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.

“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.”

Lingard has scored 11 goals in 70 appearances for United in all competitions.

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