Jesse Lingard’s contract at Manchester United expires at the end of next season and he is currently in talks with the club to extend his deal. Reports have suggested that Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham are monitoring the situation but Lingard has insisted he wants to stay at United.
The contract is still ongoing with talks at the moment. I enjoy playing for Man United and my heart is at Man United. There’s a lot of competition for places but I think that’s good for the group. It’s always good to have great players around you.
You have to battle for your place and it makes you more hungry on the training pitch and you know when you get your chance, you have to take it. The likes of Mkhitaryan, Zlatan, Pogba, big names in our team, it always good to look up to them and see what they have achieved and obviously we gain that experience off them and learn off them, especially the young players. It’s always good to have that hunger to try to break into that team.
You always want to play football and the boss at Manchester United, Jose Mourinho has given a lot of chances to the young lads and we have taken our chances and it is now about carrying that on. The manager saw what me and Marcus did last season and knew he could have trusted us this season. He trusts in young players and young players trust him as well.