Jesse Lingard on the ball.

Lingard: We’ll be ready next year

Sunday 12 May 2019 19:16

Jesse Lingard has said Manchester United will be ready for the 2019/20 season despite ending the current campaign in a disappointing manner.

The Reds went down 2-0 to Cardiff City on Sunday afternoon, with Nathaniel Mendez-Laing’s brace ensuring Neil Warnock’s men came away with all three points.

The defeat also means United finished sixth in the table, a performance Jesse knows is simply not good enough for a club of our stature.
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“It’s disappointing,” Lingard told MUTV after the game. “We’re looking forward to next season, we’ll regroup and come back stronger.

“It’s hard for everyone: fans, staff, players, everyone associated with the club. It’s not where we need to be. Manchester United deserves to be at the top and that’s where we need to be. It takes a lot of hard work, dedication and focus.”

While Jesse was left frustrated with our performance on Sunday, and throughout the season, he is confident United will improve next year.

“We’ll be ready,” he said. “We have to be. We have to make a stand from the start and and we have to be on the front foot.
“It’s a long season with a lot of games, so we’re going to need everyone next season. We’re going to have to work hard in pre-season and, now the manager has the job, he can really put his mark on the team.

“Training is very important - the manager reiterates to us about hard working, and working hard will always come out on top in the end.

“In pre-season we have to be ready and to catch Manchester City, Liverpool and the other teams, we need to be right on it from the start,” he added.

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