Manchester United teenager Alejandro Garnacho is reportedly close to signing a new deal at Old Trafford.
According to the article, there is optimism at United that they will sign their most promising young talent to a long-term contract. Garnacho’s contract is set to expire in June 2025.
The attacker, whose role for United is expanding, came off the bench on Saturday to help United overcome Man City 2-1 at Old Trafford by setting up Marcus Rashford’s game-winning goal.
At Fulham, Garnacho scored his first Premier League goal in injury time to give United a 2-1 victory in their final match before the World Cup.
Erik ten Hag, United’s manager, said of Garnacho in a press conference prior to Wednesday’s Premier League match against Crystal Palace, which will be shown live on Sky Sports: “He has a skill that I don’t see many players in the Premier League possessing – he beats players one on one.”
“You can see how he’s functioning as a team player and with his unique skills that can make the difference because he’s learned in the last few months about how to play in a team, how to live, how to do the right things during the week, and how to have the correct mindset on the training field.
“For him, continuing the process is important as well. It’s not finished. There will be a lot more. There is a lot of space for progress with him, but he can already assist and make a significant contribution, which makes me very happy.
“It’s an advantage for us as a club because you can bring in young players and they can enter not only into the squad but the team, and I think that is a component of our project that has to contribute to our success,” said the club owner.