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Mourinho eager for Lingard to pen new Man Utd deal

Jesse Lingard is set to be handed a new deal at Manchester United.

The Sun says United boss Jose Mourinho has agreed a new four-year deal with winger Lingard ‚Äď and has DOUBLED his wages.

The England youngster has agreed a contract worth £50,000-a-week after three weeks of talks.

The 23-year-old had two-years remaining on his current contract and wanted to stay at Old Trafford after coming through their academy.

A United source said: “There has been talks between the club and Jesse's representatives for a few weeks now.

“There has been no issues and the club lawyers are just in the process of completing all the paperwork."

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