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Dab hand: Jesse Lingard signs new four-year Man United deal worth €120k per week

The 24-year-old has been at the club for 17 years.

JESSE LINGARD HAS signed a new four-year contract with Manchester United, the club have announced, in a deal thought to be worth £100,000 (€120,000) per week.

The winger’s previous contract was set to expire in the summer of 2018, but United have moved to tie him down until 2021 with a financial package which will pocket the 24-year-old a total of nearly £21 million (€25 million) over the course of the next four years.

The two parties had first begun negotiating a deal last autumn and Jose Mourinho’s outfit were keen to reach a final agreement with Lingard before the 2016-17 season drew to a close.

The winger has so far made 70 appearances for the club, including 29 in the current campaign.

Lingard has been at Old Trafford since joining the youth academy at the age of seven, and was a member of the FA Youth Cup-winning team in 2011 which also featured the likes of Paul Pogba, Michael Keane, Ravel Morrison and Sam Johnstone.

After loan spells with Leicester, Birmingham and Brighton, Lingard made his United debut in August 2014 but lasted just 25 minutes of Louis van Gaal’s first game in charge due to a serious knee injury which kept him out of action for six months.

He then made his real breakthrough in 2015-16, scoring six goals in 40 games for United including the winner in the 2-1 FA Cup final win over Crystal Palace.

Lingard has netted on his two club appearances at Wembley this season also, in the Community Shield win over Leicester and the EFL Cup triumph against Southampton.

The wide man has also played four times for England since Gareth Southgate succeeded Sam Allardyce as head coach last autumn.

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