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Marcus Rashford Gets New Deal, Pay Raise from Manchester United – The Sports Bank

July 1, 2019

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As had been reported upon over the weekend,Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashfordhas signed a new contract extension with the club. The new deal will also see him receive a major rise in pay grade (he’ll now make £200,000-a-week,putting him in the same class as Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez among the highest paid players on the team).

The new deal will keep the 21-year-old at the club until June 2023; with the club option to extend for an additional season.

In 33 Premier League matches this past season, Rashford registered 10 goals and six assists. In 2017-18, in 35 games, he scored seven times and accumulated five assists.

A new#MUFCcontract for@MarcusRashford??

— Manchester United (@ManUtd)July 1, 2019

An improvement yes, but only moderately.

“Manchester United has been everything in my life since I arrived here at the age of seven. This club has shaped me, both as a player and as a person, so it is such a privilege every time I get the opportunity to wear the shirt,”reads a club statement attributed to Rashford.

“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.”

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