REPORT: Manchester United Offer New Contract to Mason Greenwood

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Mason Greenwood of Man Utd in action during the UEFA Europa League group L match between Manchester United and FK Astana at Old Trafford on September 19, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Offside via Getty Images)

According to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, Manchester United have offered highly-rated youngster Mason Greenwood a new contract.

Manchester United Offer Mason Greenwood New Contract

New Deal

The 17-year-old has seen praise from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer a number of times already this season. Before the season began the Manchester United manager confirmed that Greenwood will see an increased amounts of minutes this season, saying: “Yes, 100 per cent. For me, he’ll definite get more game time.”

As a result, Manchester United are keen to tie the youngster down to a deal. It is suggested that they are willing to offer him a five-year deal, seeing him remain at Old Trafford until 2024.

So Far This Season

Due to his age, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is still easing the youngster into the Manchester United first team.

As a result, he is as only seen one start so far this season, which came in their narrow 1-0 victory of FC Astana in the Europa League. However, he impressed, and scored his first senior Manchester United goal.

Mason Greenwood could see more first team minutes this season should Manchester United’s injury crisis continue. Both Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford are currently sidelined through injury at Old Trafford. As a result, Greenwood see increased playing time due to their injuries.

Mason Greenwood – Future of Manchester United

There is no doubt that Greenwood is viewed as one for the future by the Manchester United hierarchy. He is already impressing at the age of 17, and as a result, will only continue to develop.

It is a good time to be a young player at Manchester United. Ole Gunnar Solskajer has turned his focus towards youth and British players. As a result, Greenwood could see be joined by the likes of Tahith Chong, Angel Gomes, Axel Tuanzebe and Scott McTominay in the near future.

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