Manchester United's staggering Jesse Lingard loan demands 'revealed' as Newcastle United walk away from deal

Manchester United’s staggering Jesse Lingard demands have been revealed.

Wednesday, 26th January 2022, 12:30 pm

The Gazette reported today that Lingard, out of contract at the end of the season, had been priced out of a loan move to Newcastle United by his club.

And the Daily Mail claim that the total package, including a “substantial” Premier League survival bonus and Lingard’s wages, would cost Newcastle more £15million.

Newcastle head coach Eddie Howe insisted earlier this month that the club, now 80%-owned by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, was prepared to walk away from deals if the price wasn’t right.

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“Absolutely, you have to be in that position,” said Howe. “You have to draw a line in certain situations and say ‘no, we’re not going to pay that money’, otherwise where does the game go? It goes to an uncomfortable place, I think. It’s all about the individual player, and judging each situation on individual merits, and that’s what we’ve tried to do.”

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