Jesse Lingard makes decision on his Manchester United future

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Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard has confirmed he will be staying at the club beyond the summer after admitting he’s experienced the most difficult season of his career this season.

The 27-year-old played a bit-part role this season as he struggled with form and also losing his place after the arrival of Bruno Fernandes.

However, after admitting that he’s lost his way this season, the academy product has hinted that he’s set to stay at Old Trafford.

“I’m starting with the man in the mirror I’m asking him to change his ways,” said Lingard.

“This season has been difficult for so many reasons. I lost who I was as a player and person, but I never wanted to give up, I knew who I really was on and off the pitch and knew that having been there before I could get there again.

“This meant working harder than I’d ever done before and trusting in those around me that they knew how to best help me achieve that. I know the fans have been frustrated but in all this time my love for this club and everyone connected to it has never left me.

“This team, this club is my family and I will continue to keep working harder than ever to help this team achieve its goals. ❤️🔴🙏🏾 #MUFamily”

The England International has a year to run on his existing deal, though the club can extend it by a further 12 months.