Marcus Rashford ready to sign new Manchester United deal after permanent appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
- Marcus Rashford has just over a year remaining on his Manchester United deal
- He had become disillusioned with life at Old Trafford under Jose Mourinho
- Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer signed a three-year deal on Thursday
The England striker has just over a year remaining on his current deal and had considered leaving under previous boss Jose Mourinho.
But he has been revitalised since the arrival of Solskjaer in December and wants to commit his future to the club with the club legend at the helm.
England striker Marcus Rashford is ready to sign a new deal at Manchester United
Rashford is keen to sign following the permanent appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Solskjaer was handed a three-year contract on Thursday and Rashford believes he can win titles under the Norwegian.
The 21-year-old has scored eight times under Solskjaer and is beginning to develop a lethal partnership with Romelu Lukaku, who hit form in the lead up to the international break.
Rashford’s current contract has a one-year extension clause, but United are keen to tie him down to a longer one.
The 21-year-old had become disillusioned under previous manager Jose Mourinho
But he has been restored to a central striking role under Solskjaer and has hit his stride
Rashford was one of the many United players who rushed to congratulate Solskjaer on getting the job on a permanent basis.
He tweeted ‘Congrats boss’ on Thursday following the announcement of the appointment.
Solskjaer has won 14 games out of 19 as interim boss and United are only two points outside the top four.