Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay has signed a contract extension at Old Trafford until 2023 with the option to extend it by a further year.
The Scottish midfielder has been linked with a loan move with Celtic emerged as the suitors.
✍️ We are delighted to announce Scott McTominay has extended his contract with #MUFC until June 2023, with the option to sign for a further year.
Congratulations, @McTominay10! 🙌
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 21, 2019
However, interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had revealed on Friday that the Red Devils had begun talks with the 22-year-old over the new contract.
A statement read on club official website: “Manchester United is delighted to announce that Scott McTominay has signed a new contract, which will keep him at the club until June 2023, with the option to extend for a further year.”
McTominay, who came through United’s academy system, has made his first-team debut in 2017 against Arsenal under Jose Mourinho.
McTominay said: “Manchester United has been my life since the age of five and playing for the club I’ve always supported is all I’ve ever wanted to do.”
“I’m still young and I’m learning all the time from the manager, his coaching staff and from the world-class players in the squad. I can’t wait to continue my progress at this great club.”
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Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay has extended his contract until June 2023, with the option of another year.
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Solskjaer added: “Scott has been with the club from a very young age, he has progressed through our academy ranks and has made fantastic progress in the last couple of years.”
“Scott is a young midfielder and is constantly improving. He’s an intelligent player and wants to learn all the time. I am delighted he has signed a new contract and there is no doubt that he has a bright future ahead of him.”