Manchester United officially announced Marcus Rashford contract extension right before they begin their pre-season tour of Australia. The club announced that both parties had agreed on a deal worth up to 300.000 pounds a week. Their announcement has broken down all of the rumors about Marcus Rashford’s transfer possibility this summer transfer market.
Prior to the 2019 summer transfer market, Marcus Rashford is reported to be one of Barcelona’s main target. The forward has 12 months to run on his existing deal. The Red Devils actually have the option to extend that by a further 12 months but they likely don’t want to take a risk and tie him with the new long contract.
The Red Devils value Marcus Rashford as an academy product and a potential star of the future and they surely want the young player remains at the club. Moreover, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer also saw Marcus Rashford as a crucial player on his squad, hence, he is unwilling to let him go this summer, or in the near future.
Ole Gunnar Solksjaer Made Marcus Rashford His First Choice Striker
The fact is, in the past few months, Barcelona has linked to the young player. The Spain giants show their interest in Marcus Rashford and is believed to planning to make a move on him this summer. The Catalunya club is reported to identify the England international forward as a long-term replacement for Luis Suarez whose getting older.
When Ole Gunnar Solksjaer took over Jose Mourinho’s position as the Red Devils manager last December, he made Marcus Rashford his first-choice striker. And it seems the club is prepared to show the striker a huge sign of faith by allowing Romelu Lukaku to leave the club this summer. Moreover, Marcus Rashford himself clearly wants to be a part of the Norwegian manager's plan.
As Malaysia online casino mentioned before, he signed a new deal worth 300.000 pounds a week. Successfully tying Marcus Rashford down to a new deal will be a huge relief to the Red Devils. Meanwhile, this news might be not as pleasurable for Barcelona whose keen on getting Marcus Rashford this summer.