By Adefunmiloye Alani

8th Nov, 2021 | 4:40pm

Jesse Lingard sends message to Michail Antonio after West Ham beat Liverpool 3-2

West Ham secured a hard-fought 3-2 win over Liverpool on Sunday to go third in the Premier League table heading into the break.

The Hammers were in brilliant form in front of their fans at the London Stadium, and they deservedly became the first side to hand the Reds a defeat this season.

Michail Antonio made life difficult for the Liverpool defence despite not scoring, and he has taken to his personal Instagram account to react to the victory.

The Jamaican international striker said: “We’re going on an adventure.”

Jesse Lingard is among those that have reacted to the post, replying thus in the comment section.

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The Manchester United attacker made friends with the Hammers squad during his brief loan spell last season, and he would have been impressed with what he saw them do to Liverpool on Sunday.

Lingard is currently out of favour at Old Trafford, and he is yet to start a Premier League game this term, playing just 63 minutes of football so far.

He would have been watching with envy as West Ham got the better of Jurgen Klopp’s men yesterday, and he could be wishing he made a permanent move in the summer.

Lingard was omitted from the latest England squad due to his lack of game time, and he risks missing out on the 2022 World Cup squad.

A loan move to West Ham in January could be of interest to him, and that will most likely get his international career back on track if it happens.

David Moyes’ side are looking like serious challengers for the top-four this term, and Man Utd could end up being the club that misses out on the Champions League places.

Lingard could end up ruing his decision to return to Old Trafford from the look of things.

In other West Ham news, journo has detailed what Moyes did to Soucek at full-time after own goal cost Hammers in 2-2 v Genk.

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