Manchester United consider loan offers from Jesse Lingard and Donny van de Beek
Manchester United are now ready to let Jesse Lingard go on loan after talks with Dubai’s Ralf Rangnick – but Newcastle are still a long way from the Old Trafford club to agree a fee.
- Manchester United have rejected offers to let Jesse Lingard go on loan
- The Red Devils have, however, accepted Anthony Martial to join Sevilla on loan
- Progress was made after Lingard spoke to acting boss Ralf Rangnick
- Lingard and Donny van de Beek could be ready to leave the club on loan
- United are in advanced talks with Newcastle over a potential loan for Lingard
- Crystal Palace and Valencia are both interested in midfielder Van de Beek
Manchester United are in loan talks for Jesse Lingard and Donny van de Beek after allowing Anthony Martial to join Sevilla for the rest of the season.
Negotiations with Newcastle continued on Tuesday over a deal for Lingard which could see the club’s Saudi owners pay a loan fee and a substantial bonus if they stay up, as well as cover his £100,000-a-week salary.
After rejecting offers from four main rivals Tottenham and West Ham, United have reportedly approved Lingard’s move to Tyneside after speaking to caretaker manager Ralf Rangnick from Dubai where the player stayed at the start of the winter break.
Jesse Lingard keen to leave Manchester United on loan by end of transfer window
United rejected loan offers for Lingard but let Anthony Martial (left) go to Sevilla
United could let Lingard and Donny van de Beek (pictured) leave the club on loan
However, the two clubs are believed to be quite far apart in negotiations with six days to go before the January transfer window closes.
Lingard is set to end a 21-year association with United this summer when he leaves Old Trafford as a free agent, and does not want to spend the remaining five months of his contract playing a small role.
The 29-year-old England international has started just two games this season under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Rangnick, and is desperate to reclaim a place in Gareth Southgate’s squad ahead of this year’s World Cup.
Lingard wants to join Newcastle, having enjoyed a successful loan spell at West Ham last year, and has grown increasingly frustrated with United’s reluctance to let him go this month.
Newcastle are Lingard’s favorite destination despite approaches from West Ham and Spurs
Lingard, who is currently in Dubai, had discussions with Ralf Rangnick
Meanwhile, Crystal Palace are interested in signing Van de Beek, another United peripheral player, at short notice.
United blocked the Dutchman’s proposed loan to Everton last summer but could be more open to offers now, with Valencia another option.
Martial flew to Spain on Tuesday to complete his loan spell at Sevilla. It is understood the Spanish club have not paid a fee but will cover the cost of his £200,000-a-week salary.
Lingard enjoyed a successful loan spell last season at West Ham which boosted his career in England