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Manchester United to double the salary of star forward?

Marcus Rashford news

United prepare bumper deal for Rashford

Manchester United are prepared to double the wages of Marcus Rashford, should he agree on a new long-term contract with the club.

The England international is presently contracted to United until the summer of 2020 but the club have the option to extend the deal by a further 12 months.

Still, the Mancunian giants keen on committing him to a fresh contract and according to The Mirror, discussions over the same appear to be progressing in the right direction.

Rashford is currently on a £75,000-a-week package at United but the club are prepared to offer him at least £150,000-a-week with added bonuses worth £50,000-a-week.

Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain have been among the high-profile clubs linked with the United graduate but the Red Devils remain confident that the youngster will stay put for the long-term.

Rashford has made over 150 appearances for United since making his debut in the backend of the 2015/16 season. He is currently enjoying his best league season with nine goals from 26 games.