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ENGLAND: LINGARD EARNS SOUTHGATE PRAISE

Saturday, September 25th, 2021

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England manager Gareth Southgate was impressed with Manchester United forward Jesse Lingard after his impressive display propelled the team to a convincing win over Andorra at home at the weekend. The Manchester United attacker was easily the best player on the pitch as he scored a brace to lead England to a 4-0 win over Andorra when the two teams met in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

Lingard has struggled for match action at Manchester United after three Premier League games this season but it didn’t show in his display against lowly Andorra. The ex-West Ham United loanee has been snubbed by Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as far as the starting XI for the three games played in the league this season is concerned. This is despite being the star for Manchester United during preseason upon his return from West Ham United. He spent the second half of last season at West Ham United whom he helped to secure a place in the Europa League via sixth place on the log. (more…)