WEST HAM are considering a move for former Manchester United star Jesse Lingard, according to reports.
The attacking midfielder spent the second half of the 2020-21 season on loan at the Irons.
Lingard enjoyed his time in East London scoring nine goals in 16 games, leading David Moyes to try and sign the former England international.
He rejected a return last summer in favour of joining Nottingham Forest on a lucrative one-year deal, but he is now back training with West Ham.
The Hammers are now deciding whether to offer Lingard a short-term deal, according to The Guardian.
It is understood Lingard is hoping to prove his fitness to Moyes in a bid to win a contract, having last played in April.
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Lingard, 30, lost his place in the Forest team towards the end of last season despite being one of their highest-paid players on a reported wage of £150,000-a-week.
The former United star also trained with David Beckham's MLS side Inter Miami earlier this summer.
While he was linked to Wayne Rooney's DC United.
Lingard has kept busy by launching JLingz FC in Manchester, announcing trials will take place for his new club.
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He revealed the news on social media, saying: "New football team in the South Manchester area. Trials to be announced soon.
"JLingz FC. Heart of the Community."
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