Manchester United have today confirmed that Marcus Rashford has signed a contract extension with the club. The four year deal, with the option of a fifth, is reportedly worth £200,000-a-week.

Rashford, who has made his way up through the ranks at the club, has spoken of how grateful he is to play for the club he has always supported.

Manchester United has been everything in my life since I arrived here at the age of seven. This club has shaped me, both as a player and as a person, so it is such a privilege every time I get the opportunity to wear the shirt.

I want to thank Ole and his staff for everything they have done for me; they are the perfect group of coaches to learn from as I continue my development and look to push on to the next level.

I will be giving everything I have to help get this club back to where it belongs and deliver the success that our fans deserve.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer often dropped Romelu Lukaku last season in favour of playing Rashford up front and is clearly a big fan of the youngster. The manager has today spoken about his happiness over Rashford agreeing to a new deal.

Marcus is one of the most talented English players of his generation. He is an outstanding player; blessed with natural pace and energy.

Marcus is a shining example of the talent that our Academy produces and his upbringing means that he truly understands what it means to play for Manchester United.

Despite being only 21 years old, Marcus already has great experience. He has a fantastic future ahead of him with the club and I am delighted that he has signed a new contract.