Lingard's spirit, desire have made him invaluable to Mourinho's Man United

Lingard's spirit, desire have made him invaluable to Mourinho's Man United

26-Dec-2017 18:25:00 | Yahoo Sports

MANCHESTER, England -- Jesse Lingard offered an instructive insight into his character when he missed a glorious chance to score for Manchester United, five minutes after being introduced as a half-time replacement for Zlatan Ibrahimovic against Burnley on Tuesday. Trailing 2-0 and facing a first Old Trafford defeat against the Turf Moor outfit since 1962, Lingard somehow directed Ashley Young's cross into the face of goalkeeper Nick Pope from 2 yards, before seeing the ball loop onto the crossbar and drop down again before being hacked away by a defender's boot. The crowd howled in derision and Lingard probably heard a few of the more personal insults aimed in his direction. But while some of

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