Marcus Rashord set for new 6-year deal with Man United

Marcus Rashord set for new 6-year deal with Man United

- Marcus Rashford is set to become one of Man United's highest paid players

- The England international will be handed a new six-year deal at Old Trafford

- The 21-year-old has scored eight goals in 15 appearances under Solskjaer

Marcus Rashford is set to sign a six-year contract extension to his current deal at Old Trafford as his talks with Man United ended on a positive note.

United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward is sure the England striker will sign a new deal that will potentially keep him at the club until 2025.

It is understood the 21-year-old will become one of the highest paid players at the club and his deal will be confirmed in the coming weeks.

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The Englishman had doubts about his future at the Theatre of Dreams under Jose Mourinho, after failing to make first team appearances on several matchdays.

However, the academy graduate has blossomed under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scoring eight goals in 15 matches under the Norwegian manager.

Reports claim that the Red Devils' aim of employing Solskjaer on temporary basis was to hand more opportunities to young talents like Rashford, Anthony Martial and Andreas Pereira.

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Solskjaer has given more game time to all three stars with resulted in Martial signing a new five-year deal rumoured to be worth around £200,000 a week.

Pereira wants first-team action before putting pen in paper, but United will trigger a one-year extension to keep him at the club in the hope he can be persuaded to agree new terms.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported Marcus Rashford's new deal at Premier League giants Manchester United is now expected to be sorted out before the end of the season as the club want the Englishman to snub Real Madrid.

Before the departure of Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford, Real Madrid have been looking for a way to sign Marcus Rashford and they will come back for him this summer.

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