LONGFORD footballer Jesse Lingard could not have wished for a better debut for his new club.

Making his first appearance for West Ham United since joining on loan from Manchester United, the midfielder inspired the Hammers to victory over Aston Villa.

The former William Beamont High School pupil struck twice at Villa Park as David Moyes' side picked up an impressive 3-1 victory

Warrington Guardian:

Jesse Lingard scores his first of the evening. Picture by PA Wire

Lingard will spend the rest of the season at the London Stadium having signed on loan last week.

Check out Jesse's goals here