West Ham will face a real battle with Newcastle if they are to sign Manchester United ace Jesse Lingard in January.
Newcastle will put the cat among the pigeons on the transfer market in January.
The Saudi Public Investment Fund which now owns the Magpies is worth more than £ 320 billion. It will be incredibly difficult to compete with Tynesdie’s outfit now.
They can simply blow all the other clubs on the planet out of the water when it comes to recruiting players.
And it looks like West Ham may be the first club to feel the wrath of the Toons and their newfound wealth.
West Ham blows as Newcastle chase Jesse Lingard signing
The Telegraph claims the Magpies are considering bringing the man from Manchester United to St James’ Park in January to kick off a new era in Tyneside.
It’s a real blow to the Hammers.
Lingard has been sensational on loan at London Stadium and it’s obvious how much we miss him this season.
David Moyes is keen to bring him back to West Ham in January (Caught Offside).
With Newcastle now supposedly enthusiastic, the Hammers may not stand a chance.
Lingard has been brilliant for West Ham:
All we can hope for is that Jesse enjoyed his time in East London so much that he will push to join us rather than Newcastle in January.
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