Jesse Lingard’s United Story

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    Hitchez Full Member

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    Beautiful article.

    No 90m signing will ever be as satisfying as a homegrown player making it through the ranks and helping us win trophies. Hope he keeps up his upwards trajectory and makes himself unstoppable (if he isn't already).
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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    Good read. Cheers
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    Lingard have "that mentality".
    Good respectable character towards the coaches.
    His qualities.
    Wembley Hero :devil: 2016 FA Cup Final.
    As a source of inspiration, and inheriting tradition.
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    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    Just reminded me of Larnell Cole who the club treated in a similar fashion. Obviously Larnell never made the step up like Jesse did though and is now at Tranmere. I’ve no idea how he’s getting on there but it would be interesting to see if he’ll blossom late like Jesse has.

    It’s great that the academy doesn’t overlook players that are under 6 foot and haven’t started shaving by the time they’re 13. McTominay is another lesson there although he’s a bit of an outlier in terms of physical development. His stretch marks must be crazy.
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    Thats a beautiful article. Thanks for sharing.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Very good read. Like few said it's very satisfying when one of the academy graduate goes on to become good player for senior team.
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    I loved Larnell, was just as talented as Jesse was and it' a shame he couldn't make that step up.
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    Great Article and props to Brian McClaire:

    "When we started the full-time MANUSS programme, we were obviously discussing which players would be selected, because obviously not everybody on our books could make it. Jesse’s name came up all the time and people – not within the football club but in general – were saying that he was so small and delicate, he might not be able to cope with the training and so on and so forth. But Jesse made you want to sign him up. His attitude and his personality made it happen, and it’s to Brian McClair’s eternal credit that he supported the decision to bring Jesse in.
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    Shame that Jose has now made it policy that anybody under 6 foot is not allowed in the academy.

    Breaks my heart :(
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    Good read. Seeing a talented player grow and given a chance for the first team is great, Jesse went through all manner of ups and downs before finally establishing himself in the team. A very good and inspiring story.
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    Very funny!
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    That's a lovely read. Thanks for sharing it here.
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    Very pleased for Lingardinho, great article.
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    Hopping he does the Lingard slalom today and continues his good form. I think bs Newcastle’s midfield and back 4 it’s made for him today
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    Hahaha good joke
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    I know we always get carried away, but with Chong and Gomes and hopefully Tunazebe and a host of others pushing through, it looks very promising for us.

    I guarantee you Mourinho knows that if he can bring through youth properly and win with them, it will cement his legacy. Don't underestimate that.