Manchester United ace sends message to critics over under-fire Wayne Rooney
The 30-year-old has been dropped to the bench by Jose Mourinho for United's last three games and has scored just one goal in 11 games this season.
Rooney's influence and position for club and country have come under heavy scrutiny.
But Lingard is adamant he still has a major part to play and should not be written off.
"I think that really because [of what he's achieved] no one can say anything [bad] about him really," he said.
"He's been a top professional on and off the field for us and we look up to him as well. He's determined to get back and hopefully he can do that.... read more
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