Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has extended his contract with the club. According to new deal, Rashford will stay at Old Trafford until the end of 2020 season. The 18-year-old England international had one year left on his previous deal and the new agreement is believed to be worth £20,000 per week. He made his debut for Man Utd in Europa League win over FC Midtjylland in February, in which he scored two goals. He then scored again in his first Premier League match after three days, and overall has scored eight goals in 18 games for Man Utd.
Rashford is included in Roy Hodgson’s 26-man Euro 2016 squad and he also scored on his England debut in a 2-1 win over Australia on Friday. He became the England’s youngest debut scorer when he found net just after 138 seconds against Australia, as England continued their preparations for next month’s tournament in France with a victory over Australia. Roy Hodgson will choose his final 23-man squad for Euro 2016 on Tuesday and let see Rashford is selected by him or not.
“I am thankful for having the opportunity to substantiate myself,” said Rashford. “To have the capacity to play football at one of the biggest club – Man Utd – in the world means everything to me and my family.” Defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, who like his team-mate – Rashford – had one year left on his arrangement, also extended his contract with Man Utd, which means he will also stay at the club until 2020. There is a choice to augment both arrangements by a further year.
The 19-year-old Borthwick-Jackson played 14 games under Louis van Gaal this season. Van Gaal was fired two days after Man Utd’s victory in FA Cup final against Crystal Palace and has been replaced by ex-Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Rashford has been spoken to in arrangements by relatives, with guidance from Chris and Wayne Welbeck, siblings of ex-United forward Danny, who now an Arsenal player.