Jose Mourinho wants to reward Man United duo with new deals – report

The Manchester United boss is hoping to hand Marouane Fellaini and Marcus Rashford new deals, according to reports

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford Photo: Tag Heuer

Jose Mourinho wants to hand Manchester United duo Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini new contracts to reward their early-season form, according to reports in England.

The Independent is reporting that the Manchester United manager is hoping to tie down both Fellaini and Rashford down to long-term deals before the January transfer window opens.

The same article reveals that Mourinho’s thinking behind handing Fellaini and Rashford new contracts is to ensure key players are focused on playing football for Manchester United.

According to the report, the Red Devils boss wants Rashford to get an improved deal to reflect his growing importance to Manchester United after the teenager signed a new deal last year.

Rashford has scored five goals in eight appearances in all competitions so far this season to make an impressive start to his second campaign under Mourinho.

The Red Devils boss has gone to great lengths to emphasise Fellaini’s important role at Old Trafford after the Belgium midfielder was linked with a move to Turkey in the summer transfer window.

Manchester United are level on points with Premier League leaders Manchester City at the top of the table after six games following an unbeaten start to the campaign.

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