Manchester United Bruno Fernandes believes that Jesse Lingard has been the best player in the Premier League this season.
The Portugal international has been one of the stand-out performers in the Premier League this season and is angling for the golden boot but according to the player, Lingard who only started to feature in the league in January when he moved to West Ham from Man United have been outstanding.
“If you see Jesse, I think Jesse, at the moment, if you watch the last 10 games, has been top, top, top level. For me, if you watch the last 10 games, he’s been the best player in the Premier League, scoring and assists in every game.
“Everyone here is really, really happy for him. He has confidence back, he has his swag back because he is feeling confident. We are really, really happy for what he’s doing,” Fernandes told Man United's official website.
With the type of players in midfield, there have been reports that United is willing to offload Lingard on a permanent deal but his wage demands are scaring away potential suitors.
United doesn’t want to lose the player for free and while they might welcome him back in the summer, they will be hoping that they can find a suitor soon.