09-Feb-2018 12:30:03 | The Guardian
The forward has overcome several false starts to shine but he needs to deliver over an extended period or risk going the way of Mkhitaryan
In his six years at Manchester United Jesse Lingard has been an enigma. A player who was loaned out four times, struggled to convince four managers yet was persevered with.
The recent burst of nine goals in 13 appearances again highlights the conundrum that has faced Sir Alex Ferguson, David Moyes, Louis van Gaal and José Mourinho.
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Lingard appeared more under threat than Mkhitaryan. Yet his brilliance has changed the picture