Latest on Manchester United News: Marcus Rashford has overlooked many lucrative offers to commit his future to the Red Devils
Manchester United has officially confirmed that Marcus Rashford, the 25-year-old English forward, has signed a new five-year contract with the club. This announcement comes after weeks of speculation regarding Rashford’s future, with his previous deal set to expire in 2024.
Rashford, who joined Manchester United at the age of seven, expressed his excitement and dedication to the club, stating, “I joined Manchester United as a seven-year-old boy with a dream. That same passion, pride, and determination to succeed still drives me every time I have the honor of wearing the shirt.” He emphasized his relentless commitment to winning trophies and acknowledged the responsibility of representing the club he has supported his entire life.
The decision to extend Rashford’s contract is a significant boost for Manchester United and their manager, Erik ten Hag, as they prepare for their upcoming summer tour in the United States. United’s football director, John Murtough, praised Rashford’s qualities both on and off the field, highlighting his talent, humility, dedication, and drive. Murtough believes that Rashford’s prime years are ahead of him and that he will continue to achieve success at Manchester United.
Rashford’s outstanding form during the 2022-23 season contributed to his importance to the team. He scored an impressive 30 goals in 56 appearances across all competitions and also made significant contributions to the England national team. Throughout his career at Manchester United, Rashford has found the net 123 times in 359 senior appearances, playing a crucial role in securing trophies such as the FA Cup, the League Cup, and the Europa League.
While Rashford had received lucrative proposals from other teams in England and Europe, he chose to remain loyal to Manchester United, where he dreams of winning major honors. The club is actively working on strengthening their squad for the upcoming season, with recent signings such as Mason Mount and Andre Onana. Discussions with other potential additions, including Rasmus Hojlund, are also underway.
As Rashford embarks on the new season, his commitment and determination will undoubtedly inspire his teammates and fans alike. Manchester United supporters can look forward to witnessing his continued growth and success under the guidance of manager Erik ten Hag.