Jesse Lingard has taken ‘two or three steps back’ in his profession by staying at Manchester United, says QPR striker Charlie Austin.
Lingard’s time in Manchester seems to have come to a sorry finish as he was left on the bench throughout their 3-0 win over Brentford – which was the Red Devils’ ultimate house match of the season.
The 29-year-old’s brother has since hit out on the choice to disclaim his sibling, who’s been on the membership since he was seven years outdated, a ultimate send-off.
But the strained farewell has been a very long time coming for Lingard, whose return to Manchester has fallen nicely wanting expectations.
The England worldwide has began solely 4 of a potential 47 video games for the Red Devils this season, seeing his path to the line-up blocked by summer season signings Cristiano Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho.
This marks a stark distinction to his mortgage spell at West Ham final time period, the place in simply half a season he managed 9 objectives and 4 assists and was one of many league’s finest gamers.
Former Premier League ahead and talkSPORT pundit Austin is frightened for Lingard, saying his profession has been broken by his desperation to show himself again in Manchester.
“With Jesse Lingard, staying at Man United for the following year, I think he’s taken two or three steps back, I really do,” Austin stated on Drive.
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“His inventory was so excessive at West Ham, each week objectives or assists. He went there and actually modified their season, his inventory was so excessive.
“Then he wants to go back to Manchester United and fight for his place and unfortunately he just couldn’t get it right, and this year it’s not worked out and now you’re looking at it, what’s the possibilities for Jesse Lingard now?”
Lingard’s contract at United ends this summer season, with Austin believing he’s performed his final sport for the membership, and his lack of send-off was fallacious for a participant who’s been there since his academy days.
Attention then turned to what’s subsequent for the previous Gareth Southgate favorite, with a return to London on the playing cards.
Austin stated: “Now it’s time for him to have a clear break and I simply felt like final 12 months at West Ham that was the time for him to go.
“You’d have to say West Ham [as a destination], you’d have to put Newcastle in the mix. Every player that’s part of the top six that’s no longer wanted by their clubs, Newcastle’s name is going to pop up.”
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