Official: Man United announce deal for prolific striker

Manchester United have announced that Marcus Rashford has penned a new deal with club following his remarkable rise to prominence recently, confirm their official website.

The 18-year old was only afforded his first-team debut by Louis van Gaal back in February, though has since scored an impressive eight goals in 18 games.

As a result, he even earned his way into the England side.

With Daniel Sturridge perennially injured, the teenage forward has emerged as a strong contender for a place in the Euro 2016 squad and even scored on his Three Lions debut last week.

Now, he has been rewarded with a new four-year deal at Old Trafford, with the possibility of extending it by another year.

According to BBC Sport, the fresh terms will see him bank a cool £20,000 per week.

Defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson has also been rewarded a new deal after his emergence following an injury crisis with the Red Devils.

“I am grateful for having the chance to prove myself,” Rashford said.

“To be able to play football at the biggest club in the world means everything to me and my family.”