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Jesse Lingard: Nottingham Forest signs ex-Manchester United forward on one-year deal | Transfer Center News

Nottingham Forest have signed free agent Jesse Lingard to a one-year deal.

The former Manchester United forward does not include an option for a further year on his one-year deal, but the newly promoted Premier League after West Ham made a substantial offer to sign him. He refused to join the league team.

The 29-year-old’s agent has been in talks with at least four different clubs in recent days after Lingard left Old Trafford last month following the expiry of his United contract.

West Ham wanted to sign Lingard, who has scored nine goals and five assists for the Hammers during his 2021 loan spell.

Lingard, however, declined the chance to rejoin the Irons.

The team, led by David Moyes, have no interest in entering bidding wars with other clubs and are now focused on other targets.

sky sports news Lingard is said to be Forrest’s top earner.

Miltiadis Malinakis, son of Evangelos, the owner of the forest, was a big influence in persuading Lingard to join the club.

Lingard will be Forrest’s 11th signing as they prepare for their first season in the top flight in 23 years.

Lingard’s first home game at Forest will be against West Ham at the City Ground on 14 August. live on sky sports.

Middlesbrough reject bid for Forrest Tavernier

middlesbrough declined a rival bid from a Premier League rookie Nottingham Forest When Bournemouth for Marcus Tavernier.

Middlesbrough midfielder Marcus Tavernier is a target for both Forest and Bournemouth

sky sports news We understand both offers were in excess of £10m for the midfielder, but a source has revealed that Bournemouth are pushing harder than Forest to sign the 23-year-old. .

The younger brother of Rangers captain James, Tavernier scored five goals in 48 appearances in all competitions last season.

Busy Forrest Adds Lingard Before PL Return

Nottingham Forest have been busy in the transfer market so far ahead of their long-awaited return to the Premier League.

Lingard’s arrival is the day after Forrest was brought to Huddersfield Towns. Louis O’Brien When Harry Tofolo.

Steve Cooper’s side signed the Nigerian forward last month taio aonii recently brought in for a club-record £17.5m fee Musa Niacate When Neko Williams – Both deals are worth £17 million.

Forrest has also signed on to launch the campaign with a trip to Newcastle on 6 August Brandon Aguilera, Julian Biancone, Omar Richards, Dean Henderson When Wayne Hennessy.

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“Lingard Signing the Great Coup”

Former Nottingham Forest striker Nigel Jameson told Sky Sports News:

“Getting someone of his standard is a massive statement and a major coup.

“Forest are not just here to make up for their Premier League numbers. They want to be a force there and the owners have signed quite a few to support the manager.

“Jesse Lingard coming to Nottingham Forest is probably what most people dreamed of at the City Ground.

“Forest wants creativity and he can do it.

“This is a big deal and everyone is excited. I’m quietly confident they will not only avoid relegation but stay in this league and I just can’t wait.

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