Marcus Rashford is poise to solidify his future with Manchester United following an initial agreement to ink a fresh five-year contract. The 25-year-old English forward has engaged in extensive discussions with United, leading up to the conclusion of his existing terms in 2024. However, any lingering uncertainties will dispelled once Rashford formally signs the new deal, extending his commitment until 2028. The final stages of negotiation between the club and his representative, Dwaine Maynard, are underway.
Despite receiving more lucrative offers from domestic and European teams, Marcus has rejected them to remain at United, where he has harbored long-standing aspirations of capturing significant accolades. This development represents a substantial boost for the Old Trafford side, coinciding with the beginning of a week that is also anticipate to witness the completion of the acquisition of Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana before the team embarks on their summer tour in the United States on Wednesday.
Marcus unequivocally underscored his indispensability to United during the 2022-23 season, making a resounding comeback and delivering impressive performances. Notably, he registered an impressive tally of 30 goals in 56 matches across various competitions, including four in seven appearances for the English national team. Having joined United at the tender age of seven and successfully graduating from their esteemed academy, Marcus has found the back of the net on 123 occasions in 359 senior appearances.
Moreover, the accomplished attacker played an instrumental role in helping United secure the coveted FA Cup in 2016, followed by triumphs in the League Cup and Europa League the following year. Additionally, last season under the guidance of manager Erik ten Hag, Rashford contributed to United’s capture of another League Cup, as well as their qualification for the prestigious Champions League.