Marcus Rashford wants to build a legacy at Manchester United.
The young striker has been one of the game’s standout performers in 2019 and his form is set to be rewarded in the form a new five-year contract worth a staggering £78 million, according to reports.
The 21-year-old is having the most prolific season of his young career so far – having scored 13 goals in all competitions for United – and was rumoured to be attracting interest from some of the biggest clubs in European football.
Rashford is a man in form 🔥
🅰️🅰️ v Southampton
❌ v Arsenal
⚽🅰️🅰️ v Fulham
⚽ v Valencia
He’s contributed 6 goals in his last 4 matches. Ballin’. pic.twitter.com/IJkHyVqGkt
— VERSUS (@vsrsus) December 12, 2018
But the latest news claims Rashford views Manchester United as his rightful home and he’ll put pen to paper on a deal that will see him earn £300,000 a week. The rise of Rashford has been one of the most inspiring stories in English football, both in terms of his individual success and what he represents for the national game.
Before Jadon Sancho, Reiss Nelson and Ryan Sessegnon put the whole world on notice in regards to the limitless potential of England’s next generation – Rashford was the first baller to let tired England fans dream of a different future. His breakthrough was next level, stepping out of the shadows to score four goals in his first two senior games – including a brace against Arsenal on his Premier League debut. It was a seismic introduction and within six months he became one of the biggest prospects in Europe.
Marcus Rashford’s new contract is reward for a player who’s consistently proving himself to be one of the most important ballers of the era.