BITTER West Ham followers threw faux cash on the pitch to specific their anger at Jesse Lingard’s punch.
The previous Manchester United midfielder, 29, might have moved again to the London Stadium this summer time after his launch from Previous Trafford.
Lingard was linked to the membership for 3 consecutive switch intervals following his spectacular mortgage spell within the 2020-21 season.
As an alternative, he accepted a profitable contract price £150,000 per week in Nottingham Forest.
And with Forest internet hosting West Ham on the Metropolis Floor on the second weekend of the season, the touring supporters are clearly nonetheless feeling harm.
They wasted no time raining down faux £50 notes on the pitch as Forest ready to take a nook pre-planned gesture conceived by followers on social media.
Lingardwhose each contact was met by a refrain of boos from the Bridgford Finish did not fairly take the nook.
However the protest had the specified impact when Sky TV cameras confirmed the cash round Neco Williams who had delivered the cross.
Paradoxically, Lingard revealed that he even greater affords on the continent rejected comply with the phrases and situations within the East Midlands.
He stated: “I might have gone overseas for some huge cash, however I need to keep within the Premier League.
“Forest wished to come back to my home and take me to London in fast succession to attempt to finalize the deal.
“The supervisor and homeowners have been nice with me – they’ve proven the love and intention to get me to the membership.
“After I see that form of love, after all I’ll say sure, however it needed to be the suitable deal for me and my household.”
SunSport columnist Troy Deeney defended his good pal Lingard.
He stated: “I’ve seen the criticism he has obtained for his determination to affix Nottingham Forest about West Ham, and the truth that he is making good cash now.
“If I have been Jesse, I’d speak with my ft on the pitch, which can find yourself hurting them greater than any direct response.
“For those who labored at Asda and Morrisons supplied you double the cash, everybody who works at Asda goes to Morrisons.
“However in case you work in soccer and also you get double the cash, then it’s important to keep and be loyal to that workforce? I do not perceive.”
To rub salt into the Hammers’ wounds, Lingard’s fluff shot was by accident arrange Taiwo Awoniyi opens the scoring for Forest – simply minutes after Mentioned Benrahma’s purpose was disallowed on the opposite facet.