Football TransfersJuventus, PSG, AC Milan, and Newcastle Interested in Signing Jesse Lingard
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As he prepares to depart Manchester United as a free agent this summer, Jesse Lingard has held conversations with Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan, and Newcastle.

After Lingard opted to end his 22-year affiliation with United, talks with two of the four teams are thought to be well advanced. According to sources close to Lingard, new manager Erik ten Hag will not be able to persuade the player to stay and sign a new deal at Old Trafford.

The 29-year-old is said to be dissatisfied with the club’s treatment of him and believes he has been the victim of too many unfulfilled promises.

Lingard rejected down loan offers last summer after receiving promises from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer about his first-team chances, but he only got one start before the Norwegian was fired in November.

After Newcastle fell out of an agreement to recruit him in January because United sought a £2.5 million loan fee and a £12.5 million incentive if Eddie Howe’s team stayed up, interim manager Ralf Rangnick handed him three more starts.

Lingard’s brother, Louie Scott, took to social media this week to criticize United for depriving the England international of an Old Trafford send-off before his departure. Lingard was put on the bench for Manchester United’s last home game against Brentford, while four other players likely to go this summer — Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic, Edinson Cavani, and Phil Jones – started.

Newcastle has re-entered the race for Lingard, but he has plenty of fans in Europe, with Juve, PSG, and Milan all expressing interest in the midfielder who has 35 goals in 232 appearances for United.

Lingard feels that quitting United will help him re-enter the England team in time for the World Cup later this year.

He was a crucial member of Gareth Southgate’s side as they reached the semi-finals of the 2014 World Cup in Russia, but he missed out on Euro 2020 and last played for his nation in October.