Manchester United are preparing a new bumper deal for youngster Mason Greenwood, according to The Sun.
The 17-year-old has impressed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer so far during their pre-season tour, with the boss suggesting he might play Greenwood against Chelsea in United’s Premier League opener.
He has already scored twice this month – against Leeds United and Inter Milan – and now there’s talk about whether he is ready for a regular role in the first-team.
But news has emerged that Greenwood is already in talks over a new deal at the club.
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In their report, The Sun make it out that Greenwood’s current deal sees him earn peanuts, when it’s without question significantly more than what the journalist who penned the piece earns…
I mean, £800-a-week is not a wage any 17-year-old would put their nose up at – as well as approximately £5,000 for each first-team appearance.
Greenwood signed his first professional contract last October, but his growth since then is likely to see him earn a bigger and better contract soon.
A source told The Sun: “He isn’t on an awful lot but does get bonuses on top for each appearance.
“Ole wants him to focus on his football at the moment and he is doing a terrific job of that.”
This could be a Greenwood’s breakthrough season, with United already concerned enough to give him another contract so shortly after handing him one.