Manchester United are now set to tie down Marcus Rashford to a new long term contract with a jumbo weekly pay package.
Rashford, 25, is hitting the peak of his Manchester United career after he hurled in a career record 30 goals for the Red Devils in all competitions last season.
Unarguably, the England youngster is the hottest Manchester United star who has continued with top level performance under different managers.
Hence, the new lucrative deal on the table from Manchester United is not a surprise.
Marcus Rashford’s Manchester United previous contract
Marcus Rashford previous terms with Manchester United was set to expire in 2024. The 24-year-old was on the final lap of his contract with the club in the upcoming 2023/24 season.
After a brilliant outing for the Old Trafford club last season, Rashford was a top transfer target for top clubs in Europe but we understand Manchester United have been in talks with the youngster for a new contract since last season.
Meanwhile, French Ligue 1 giants, PSG, were vigorously on the chase of the England striker last summer with reports they have met with Rashford representatives for talks on a possible deal.
Sources close to the player revealed Rashford wanted to stay at Old Trafford despite interests from other top rivals with a year remaining in his contract.
Manchester United new contract offer for Marcus Rashford
Manchester United are offering Marcus Rashford fresh terms that will see the youngster stay at the club till 2028.
According to reports, a new five-year contract with a significant pay rise from his previous wage is on the table.
Rashford was earning £250,000 on his existing terms with Manchester United but the new offer by Manchester United will see the youngster pocket £375,000 weekly.
Rashford agrees to new Manchester United contract
According to the Athletic, Rashford has agreed to the new Manchester United contract which will see him stay at the club till 2028.
However, it is understood the two parties are yet to put pen to paper on the new deal but sources close to the player have revealed there is an agreement on the table.
The new deal is likely to be signed before Manchester United begin their 2023/24 Premier League campaign.
The news of Rashford’s imminent commitment to a new contract will be a big boost to Erik Ten Hag who is looking for strikers to partner the youngster in the United attack next summer.
Marcus Rashford Manchester United stats
After his break-in into Manchester United first team in 2015/16 season, Rashford has not made less than 30 Premier League appearances for Manchester United each season except 2021/22 season when he managed 27 appearances for the club. His Premier League appearances for Manchester United peaked in 2020/21 season when he made 37 Premier League appearances.
He has been an integral member of Man United squad, featuring in Champions League, Europa League, FA Cup, EFL Cup, Community Shield and Europa League, and every competitive games for the club.
Rashford has 76 Premier League goals in 239 appearances with 44 assists, 13 Europa League goals in 36 appearances with 9 assists, 8 FA Cup goals in 32 appearances with 5 assists, 12 Champions League goals in 29 appearances and with 3 assists, and 14 EFL Cup goals in 22 games with 7 assists.
Overall, he has made 359 appearances for Manchester United, scoring 132 goals with 68 assists.