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‘Worst CB in Man Utd history’ – Phil Jones hammered by angry Man Utd fans after getting new deal

Manchester United have announced that Phil Jones has signed a new contract and will remain at Old Trafford until 2023.

According to an official statement from the club, there will be an option to extend Jones’ new deal by a further year.

Jones joined United from Blackburn in 2011 in a deal worth £17 million, as reported by BBC Sport. It was thought at the time he could build a formidable partnership with Chris Smalling as two promising English centre-backs moved to Old Trafford one year after the other.

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Sir Alex Ferguson was planning for the future probably thinking he’d leave his successor with a solid defensive duo, but both players have struggled to truly kick on.

The England international has so far made 208 appearances for United.

However, a number of Manchester United fans were surprised with the club’s decision to give Jones a new deal.

See their reactions on Twitter below.


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