Euro Football Rumours

Atletico Madrid linked with surprise move for Jesse Lingard

Atletico Madrid are reportedly keeping a close eye on many attacking midfielders across the Europe.

According to the football transfer rumours in Spanish media, Atletico Madrid are linked with surprise move for Manchester United attacking midfielder Jesse Lingard.

The 27-year-old has a valid contract with Manchester United until June 2021.

Jesse Lingard
Jesse Lingard

This season, Lingard has scored two goals and provided one assists in 32 appearances for Manchester United.

The 27-year-old is considered to be one of the best attacking midfielders in England. As a member of England national football team, Lingard won 24 caps and he scored 4 goals.

Atletico Madrid
Atletico Madrid

Diego Simeone wants to sign a new attacking midfielder and Jesse Lingard is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. Simeone is a known admirer of the player and is reportedly keen on the idea of bringing him this summer.

Jesse Lingard would provide a good variety to Atletico Madrid’s attack.

According to the report, “La Liga side Atletico Madrid are reportedly considering a shock summer move for Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard. Lingard has struggled to nail down a first team place for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side so far this season, and the England international has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford ahead of the 2020-21 campaign. According to reports from ESPN, Diego Simeone is looking to take advantage of Lingard’s further demotion in the United team, following the January arrival of Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon. The report states that the 27-year old is unhappy with a substitute role at the club and will considering his future over the summer. Serie A side AS Roma are also reported to be keen on a move, with United rumoured to be willing to consider offers in the region of €15M.”


Atletico Madrid will have to come up with the right proposal to convince Jesse Lingard to join the club.

Undoubtedly he would be a fantastic recruit for Atletico Madrid.

Atletico fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.

It will be interesting to see whether Atletico will make their move during the summer transfer window.

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