Premier League: Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford indicators new four-year contract with huge pay-rise

London: Marcus Rashford dedicated his long-term future to Manchester United on Monday by agreeing a brand new four-year contract with the choice for an additional 12 months.

File picture of Marcus Rashford. Reuters

The 21-year-old’s earlier deal was resulting from expire in 2020 and the England striker had attracted curiosity from Barcelona amongst others throughout Europe.

However, United have reportedly dedicated to a bumper contract value £250,000 ($317,000) every week to make sure that Rashford stays at Old Trafford.

Rashford has scored 45 objectives in 170 appearances since breaking into the United first staff as an 18-year-old.

“Manchester United has been everything in my life since I arrived here at the age of seven. This club has shaped me, both as a player and as a person, so it is such a privilege every time I get the opportunity to wear the shirt,” mentioned Rashford in a membership assertion.

Rashford has been handed a extra distinguished position since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer changed Jose Mourinho as supervisor in December.

And Rashford hailed the Norwegian’s affect for conserving him at his hometown membership after a beforehand stormy relationship with Mourinho.

“I want to thank Ole and his staff for everything they have done for me; they are the perfect group of coaches to learn from as I continue my development and look to push on to the next level. I will be giving everything I have to help get this club back to where it belongs and deliver the success that our fans deserve,” added Rashford.

United are in want of a serious rebuild after ending sixth within the Premier League final season to overlook out on Champions League qualification.

However, Solskjaer is eager to assemble his squad round a core of younger British expertise and, after the signings of Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James, retaining Rashford is one other essential step in the proper course for the Red Devils.

“Marcus is one of the most talented English players of his generation. He is an outstanding player; blessed with natural pace and energy,” mentioned Solskjaer.

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