Darren Bent has instructed Jesse Lingard there is no such thing as a level shifting to West Ham if he’s solely going to heat the bench.
The Manchester United midfielder, 28, is in talks with the Hammers over occurring mortgage till the tip of the season.
He has made simply three appearances this season and can look to spice up his possibilities of making Gareth Southgate’s England squad for Euro 2020 by taking part in common first-team soccer in east London.
And whereas heading to West Ham is smart, Bent additionally warned Lingard that he shouldn’t be a part of the Hammers if he’s not going to be assured common minutes.
“West Ham are definitely a crew on the up, so it does make quite a lot of sense,” mentioned former Tottenham striker Bent on Tuesday’s talkSPORT Breakfast.
“However what he doesn’t need to do is go from one particular person’s bench to a different. That’s what you don’t want as a result of then there’s no level of going out on mortgage.
“He must go someplace the place he’s going to play week in, week out. In fact, we all know there’s a distinction within the measurement of golf equipment, Man United and West Ham.
“However West Ham are a crew in nice type, they’ve received an excellent supervisor; I actually just like the squad he’s constructing there with Jarrod Bowen, [Michail] Antonio, [Tomas] Soucek.
“Jesse may slot in effectively there, however as I’m saying he can’t go someplace else and never play any video games as a result of that might be the worst factor for him.
“After which what occurs to him? He can’t return to United, he doesn’t play at West Ham, the one approach is down after that, sadly.”
To make sure they will signal Lingard on mortgage, West Ham are reportedly making Mentioned Benrahma’s mortgage transfer everlasting by agreeing a £20million price, which may rise to £25m, with Brentford.
Premier League guidelines state a membership can solely have two mortgage gamers in a matchday squad with the Hammers already borrowing Benrahma and Watford’s Craig Dawson.
The everlasting switch of the winger from Brentford seems set to make room for the mortgage arrival of Lingard earlier than the tip of the month.