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Arsenal threaten West Ham deal for Man Utd midfielder Lingard

Arsenal are chasing a deal for Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard.

The Sun says the Gunners are planning to gazump West Ham's bid to turn Jesse Lingard's loan move into a permanent one.

David Moyes would love to make Lingard's London move permanent after proving to be a smash hit during his short-term stay.

But the Hammers will tell Manchester United to rubbish plans to offer him as makeweight for Declan Rice.

And that has opened the door for the Gunners to swoop leading Emirates bosses have made tentative inquiries about him.

Arsenal actually asked about a potential loan deal of their own before Christmas.

But United didn't want to 'lend' him to a club they expected to be a serious top four rival.

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