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Lingard report way off the money

A report by the Daily Mail which suggests that West Ham could miss out on signing Jesse Lingard from Manchester United this summer as the Hammers are struggling to commit to his £100,000 salary demands adding he may now return to Old Trafford for the final year of his contract is way off the money!

The Hammers are already paying his current salary of around £113,000 per week with the loan deal costing £2.5m in wages and a £1.5m loan fee.

Lingard’s salary is within the higher end of  the current salary structure at West Ham and will not be a problem.

Although West Ham lost £65m last season, the losses are some what distorted by a number of games being after their year end in May and a large proportion of  the broadcast revenue will be added to this season’s accounts but next year look a lot better.

The story by the tabloid just doesn’t stand up to scrutiny and should be discounted on the grounds we can’t afford his wages.

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About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter

3 comments on “Lingard report way off the money

  1. Appreciate the clarification Sean, it was as I had been lead to believe. They make news if there isnt any there.

  2. The daily mail. Say no more.

  3. The Daily Mail, The Daily Express, The Daily Star, The Sun, The Mirror…… As soon as I see a headline attributed to any of these, I know the content is either a total lie, or at best, completely distorted. Don’t waste your time, and especially your money.

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