Jesse Lingard finally joins Nottingham Forest after searching for a club all summer since his contract expired with Manchester United. The England international signs a one year deal, following 2 years with boyhood club Manchester United.
Forest announced: “Nottingham Forest are delighted to confirm the signing of Jesse Lingard.
“The 29-year-old attacking midfielder arrives on Trentside following 22 years with boyhood club Manchester United, making over 230 first-team appearances and finding the net on 35 occasions.
“Lingard has also amassed 32 England caps to date and made his debut in 2016. Before playing an integral role as the Three Lions reached the semi-final of the 2018 World Cup. He scored one goal and assisting two.
“The former Red Devil brings a wealth of Premier League, Champions League and international experience to The City Ground and was a key member of the Manchester United side that lifted the FA Cup in 2016, scoring the winning goal in extra time against Crystal Palace at Wembley.
“The former United star becomes The Reds’ eleventh summer signing. And joins former Manchester United team-mate Dean Henderson in making the move Trentside.
“Everyone at Nottingham Forest is delighted to welcome Jesse to the club. And we look forward to seeing him. Pull on the Garibaldi shirt at the World Famous City Ground.”