Manchester United Announce Striker Renewal Until 2019

Manchester United have this evening released the good news that James Wilson has signed a new long term contract at the club, keeping him at Old Trafford until June 2019, with an option for a further year.

There had been much speculation about the future of James Wilson at Manchester United, whether he would go out on loan or fight for a place in the first-team, but after not being picked for squad selection against Ipswich Town on Wednesday night, many thought his days at United could be numbered.

But, on Friday evening, the club released the info that he has indeed signed a new contract and is a player for the future of Manchester United.

Louis van Gaal said:

“James is one of the brightest young English prospects and we are delighted he has signed a new contract. He is a very talented forward player and has a keen eye for goal. His development is continuing in the right direction and it is clear to see that he has a fine future ahead of him.”

James Wilson said:

“I have been at United since I was seven years old and have thoroughly enjoyed my time here so far. Growing up at the club has been an incredible experience and I feel it stands me in good stead for continuing my development as a Manchester United player. I am delighted to have signed a new contract and look forward to playing a part in the team for many years to come.”