Lingard: Goal was a dream.

Manchester United attacker Jesse Lingard has said that it was a dream come true to score a goal for Manchester United.

Lingard scored the first goal in United's 2-0 win over West Brom at Old Trafford over the weekend.

“Yeah, it was [a dream come true]," Lingard told when asked about his goal.

"I have been a bit rash with my finishing recently, but to be composed in that situation was good and I am glad it went in. It was a really happy moment for me in my career.

"Afterwards it was just pure happiness, especially with my family being here too," he continued.

"My mum, dad, brother and girlfriend were all in the crowd and they’re all United fans too - they’re all really proud of me.

"I’m definitely growing in confidence. The manager has put faith in me to start some really important games so my confidence is obviously sky high.”

Lingard also revealed his hardwork is paying off as he gets more games under his belt.

“My chance didn't come for three months, so I had to be patient,” the 22-year-old said. “I was in the stands for a few games so I had to work hard in training and I’ve got my rewards."

"Now I need to be consistent with my performances as I know the manager likes that from his players. If I can carry on like this then that will obviously be great for me.”

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