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18 Oct 2019, 22:24 IST








Mason Greenwood - cropped Mason Greenwood - croppedMason Greenwood celebrates Manchester United’s win over Astana

Mason Greenwood has signed a new lengthy-time period Manchester United contract, the membership have confirmed.

The 18-year-outdated ahead has dedicated to a 4-yr contract, with the choice to increase by an extra yr.

“Having grown up as a Manchester United fan, playing for the first team is a real dream come true,” Greenwood informed the membership’s web site.

“I do know that, once I play for this membership, I characterize the entire academy and I need to repay the religion that my coaches have proven in me with my performances on the pitch.

“I’m studying on a regular basis from the supervisor and his teaching employees and I do know that that is the proper membership to assist me attain my potential.”

A new lengthy-time period #MUFC deal for @_MasonGreenwood!

— Manchester United (@ManUtd) October 18, 2019

Greenwood made his Premier League debut below Ole Gunnar Solskjaer within the 2-zero away defeat to Arsenal in March, together with his first high-flight begin coming two months later.

He has turn out to be an everyday within the first-crew squad in 2019-20, making six substitute appearances within the league and beginning 3 times in cup competitions.

Greenwood scored his first purpose for United to seal a 1-zero Europa League win over Astana at Old Trafford on September 19 and struck once more within the EFL Cup draw with Rochdale, with the Red Devils finally progressing to the following spherical on penalties.

“Mason has progressed through our outstanding academy and we are delighted with the progress he has made. At such a young age, he already has great pace and intelligence and he is such a natural finisher,” Solskjaer stated.

“Since he came into the first team, he has really impressed everyone with his drive and attitude. He has all the attributes to become a top player. Mason is learning every day in training and, with his work ethic, there is no doubt that he has an excellent future ahead of him.”

Greenwood is the second United academy graduate to signal a new contract with the membership this week.

Full-back Brandon Williams, who made his debut within the Rochdale conflict and began the Europa League draw with AZ, signed a 3-yr take care of the choice of a fourth on Thursday.