Alejandro Garnacho Signs New 5-Year Man United ContractGriffochaz
After months of talks, Argentine youngster Alejandro Garnacho has signed a contract with Manchester United.
The 18-year-old is now contracted to ‘The Red Devils’ until June 2028.
Garnacho has had a breakthrough season at Manchester United scoring five times and assisting 6 in 32 appearances including a late winner against Fulham before the World Cup break.
Following the news, Alejandro Garnacho reacted to his first senior contract;
“When I joined this incredible club, I dreamt of achieving my debut, playing at Old Trafford, scoring my first goal and winning trophies with this badge on my chest.
“I feel very proud and emotional to have experienced these moments already, together with my family who have supported me every step of the way.
“We are all humbled to have this chance to continue our journey at Manchester United and I have already begun to work on achieving the next set of targets and ambitions.
“The manager and his coaching staff have helped me to improve in every way, and with their support, I am developing each day to help the team to be successful.
“I am relishing the future and can’t wait to create more special memories with this group, in front of our amazing supporters.”
Garnacho, who was born in Madrid, had his request to play in the Under 20 World Cup for Argentina denied earlier this week.
The competition starts on the 2oth May meaning Alejandro would of missed the FA Cup final against Man City on 3rd June.
Manchester United’s Football Director, John Murtough also spoke after the signing;
“Alejandro has really dedicated himself to achieving the objectives that the club set out for him since he arrived in Manchester.
“His talent, drive and determination to succeed saw him quickly progress from our academy into the first team, and this new long-term contract reflects our confidence in him to continue his exciting development under the guidance of Erik and his staff.
“Alejandro has huge potential, and we are all looking forward to working with him to ensure he can fulfil his ambitions here at Manchester United in the coming years.”
Garnacho isn’t the only player United want to lock under contract.
Reports suggest David De Gea will sign another contract with Manchester United while Marcus Rashford has another year to decide on his future.
Luke Shaw signed a new long-term deal with the club earlier this month.