Jesse Lingard and Andreas Pereira: Man United open to offers for duo

Jesse Lingard and Andreas Pereira: Man United open to offers for duo

- Jesse Lingard and Andreas Pereira have both struggled to impress despite being afforded substantial game time

- Unlike Pereira, Lingard is yet to neither score nor assist a goal in more than 20 league appearances for United this season

- The two are currently deemed surplus both in the midfield and upfront having fallen down the pecking order significantly

- Both players still have time to run on their contracts, with Pereira’s expiring in 2023, while Lingard’s runs out in 2022

Man United are reportedly ready to receive offers for Jesse Lingard and Andreas Pereira when the summer window opens.

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expected to continue his overhaul of the squad at the end of the season, in a move that will see some players sold to create space for new arrivals.

Metro UK citing SunSport now reports Lingard and Periera are seen as closest to the exit door having failed to impress under Solskjaer.

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The Red Devils are said to be willing to listen to offers for the two midfielders, with neither guaranteed a future at the club.

The pair has been afforded substantial game time this season, with both making more than 30 appearances in all competitions.

But their effectiveness has whenever called upon has often come under sharp criticism as neither has impressed.

Pereira has managed just one goal and three assists in his 23 Premier League appearances, while Lingard is yet to find the back of the net in his 20 league showings.

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With the arrival of Bruno Fernandes and the availability of Fred, Nemanja Matic, and Scott McTominay all who are in perfect shape, Lingard and Pereira are expected to fall down the pecking order significantly.

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They are also behind Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Daniel James, Mason Greenwood and Odion Ighalo in the forward options.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen could be on his way to Old Trafford this summer after Manchester United reportedly joined the race to sign the 21-year-old.

French Magazine Le 10 Sport are claiming that Manchester United see Victor Osimhen as a good youngster who can establish himself at the Theater of Dream.

Before Manchester United joined the race to sign Osimhen, Premier League leaders Liverpool and also Tottenham were first to show interest.

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