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Man Utd ready to cash in on Lingard form improvement

Manchester United are ready to cash in big on Jesse Lingard's improved form.

The Sun says United were ready to offload Lingard for as little as £20million this summer when they agreed to let the attacker play for West Ham.

But his form since then — scoring five in seven appearances — has seen him rocket back into contention for a place in England's Euros squad.

And that is now forcing United bosses to consider almost doubling the price.

That causes a problem for West Ham because they were unable to secure a guaranteed option to make his loan deal permanent during negotiations.

And if his fee climbs towards £40m, it may be too much for them to pay.

There is hope that the 28-year-old has enjoyed himself so much at the London Stadium that he tells United he wants to make the move there on a full-time basis.

But Lingard will have little control on any fee United demand.

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