Lingard left MU last month as a free agent after 11 years with the Old Trafford team. The 29-year-old scored 35 goals in 231 appearances for the “Red Devils” and also impressed during his loan spell at West Ham for the 2020-2021 season.
Lingard decided to leave MU last month
According to the Guardian, a return to West Ham has been rumored, but Lingard’s side have been baffled by Nottingham Forest’s offer of a one-year contract worth £200,000-a-week.
Lingard also hopes to be able to return to compete for a place in the England squad for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The attacking midfielder was part of coach Gareth Southgate’s squad that reached the World Cup semi-finals four years ago but was absent from last year’s Euro 2020 squad.
Lingard impresses on loan at West Ham for the 2020-2021 season
By joining Nottingham Forest, Lingard will reunite with former United team-mate Dean Henderson, who joined on loan earlier this month. Nottingham Forest have also signed Moussa Niakhate, Giulian Biancone, Omar Richards, Neco Williams, Harry Toffolo, Lewis O’Brien, Brandon Aguilera, Wayne Hennessey and Taiwo Awoniyi as they prepare for their first season back in the top flight. Britain after 24 years.