Jesse Lingard ‘snubbed’ by Gareth Southgate for Euro 2020 despite West Ham form

Jesse Lingard is set to be snubbed for this summers Euros, as Gareth Southgate announces his 26-man squad on Tuesday afternoon.

Lingard was part of Southgate's World Cup squad in 2018, and the then-Manchester United midfielder bagged a goal against Panama in the group stage.

However, his form wained for United, and he was shipped off to West Ham on loan in January; he has been unplayable for the Hammers ever since, forcing his way back into Southgate's plans.

And despite making the provisional squad, The Athletic are reporting Lingard will be axed when the squad is whittled down on June 1.

David Moyes commented on Lingard's fitness ahead of the Euros: "Jesse won't get any favoured treatment, not from a Scotsman going into the Euros this year.

"He won't get favoured treatment. Jesse is a really fit boy. He wants to play. I push all my players hard. I push them hard to play better. I am pleased with him. He was a bit quieter at St James."

Lingard was pivotal to West Ham's Champions League push, and despite not playing a minute of Premier League football for his parent club, he looked a transformed player for the Hammers.

He scored nine goals, and he provided four assists, in 16 league appearances, as the east London club qualified for the Europa League.

England begin their European campaign against Croatia on June 13, before a home nations derby with Scotland on June 18.

The Three Lions' final group game is against Czechia, and all three fixtures will take place on home turf at Wembley.

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