It appears Manuel Lanzini may have earned himself a second chance ahead of the 2021/2022 season.

It had been assumed by many fans that David Moyes would seek to cash in on the midfielder this summer, while there were reports a couple of months ago that he was pushing for an exit.

But, according to The Athletic, Lanzini is set to feature in Moyes’ plans, after all, having impressed in brief spells as a holding midfielder last season and in pre-season friendlies against Reading and Celtic in the last week.

It would certainly make sense for Moyes to keep Lanzini in and around the squad, with midfield options pretty sparse and the club having so far failed to bring in any new faces this summer.

And this news has got fans on Twitter in a good mood, with many clearly delighted that a club icon such as Lanzini won’t be leaving the club in the immediate future.

Here are some of their reactions to the news on social media…