'I miss him': Some West Ham fans are 'gutted' after what ex-London Stadium hero did last night
Manchester United star and former West Ham loanee Jesse Lingard had a night to remember for England over the weekend.
The ex-London Stadium ace bagged a brace as Gareth Southgate’s side secured a comfortable 4-0 win over European minnows Andorra. Lingard was on the scoresheet for England for the first time since 2018.
Goals from Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka wrapped up an entertaining match for the Three Lions. With Lingard assisting the Arsenal prospect’s 85th-minute goal for England.
The United midfielder largely won his place in the England squad based on his form for West Ham last season. Lingard was key to David Moyes’ side finishing in the Premier League top-six and qualifying for Europe.
Indeed, the Hammers will compete in the UEFA Europa League after Lingard’s sensational loan spell for the Irons. However, West Ham were unable to secure a permanent deal with United for the 28-year-old.
Whilst West Ham were able to sign talented players such as Alex Kral and Nikola Vlasic, supporters on social media are still eager for Lingard to one day return to east London, and his performance for England added more fuel to the fire.
Here’s what some West Ham fans had to say about Lingard’s performance for Southgate’s side on Twitter…
Lingard please come back man— Joe 🔱 (@joe__whufc) September 5, 2021
Watching Lingard is like seeing an ex girlfriend with a far richer and better looking bloke than yourself and wondering what if #COYI— ⚒ geoff walker ⚒ #GSBOUT (@geoff_walker123) September 5, 2021
Ngl, I’m pretty gutted Jesse Lingard didn’t come to #WHUFC 🥲— Re💖⚒ (@East02End) September 5, 2021
Lingard’s just done the Ronaldo celebration, he’s staying at United..— CharlieWHUFC (@whufc_charlie) September 5, 2021
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