What Solskjaer Said About Marcus Rashford’s Brand New Contract

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gives instructions to Marcus Rashford.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is ‘delighted’ over Marcus Rashford extending his stay at Manchester United.

The England international has signed a new four-year deal, with an option to extend by another year. Further, the BBC report that his wages have been upped to £200,000-a-week.

Having risen through the club’s youth academy, the 21-year-old has already made 170 senior appearances for the Red Devils, and he looks set to feature as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first-choice forward next season.

The Norwegian gaffer has expressed his delight over the new deal, telling the club’s official website: “Marcus is one of the most talented English players of his generation. He is an outstanding player; blessed with natural pace and energy.

“Marcus is a shining example of the talent that our Academy produces and his upbringing means that he truly understands what it means to play for Manchester United.


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“Despite being only 21 years old, Marcus already has great experience. He has a fantastic future ahead of him with the club and I am delighted that he has signed a new contract.”

Further, Rashford himself has expressed his gratitude towards the manager and his coaching staff, having stated: “I want to thank Ole and his staff for everything they have done for me.

“They are the perfect group of coaches to learn from as I continue my development and look to push on to the next level. I will be giving everything I have to help get this club back to where it belongs and deliver the success that our fans deserve.”