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'The critics are wrong' - Former Man Utd star Jesse Lingard posts cryptic message on social media with his club future still up in the air

  • Lingard posts cryptic message
  • The England international is a free agent
  • Released by Nottingham Forest

WHAT HAPPENED? Lingard shared a cryptic message on his Instagram stories after being released by Nottingham Forest in the summer at the end of his contract.

WHAT THEY SAID: "Shoutout to the young people out there who are grinding on a dream that no one thinks is possible. The critics are wrong. You'll make it happen if you never quit," he wrote on his Instagram stories.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Nottingham Forest were relegated in the summer after spending a year in the Premier League. Lingard joined Forest on a one-year deal and was integral in their run to the Carabao Cup semi-finals last season, scoring twice in that run. He was, however, released along with five other players in the summer.

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WHAT NEXT FOR LINGARD? The former West Ham United midfielder is still in search of his next club and is currently a free agent training with David Moyes' side.