Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants Jesse Lingard to extend his Manchester United stay by signing a new contract.

The midfielder’s current deal expires at the end of the season and he has admitted his unhappiness at being a fringe player at Old Trafford, having enjoyed a storming loan spell at West Ham last year.

But a new contract is on the club’s agenda and manager Solskjaer has accepted that he will have to give Lingard more opportunities to convince him that his future is in Manchester.

"Jesse's had a good start to the season,” the Norwegian said on Friday. “He's come on and scored a few goals, that's been very important for us.