Scott McTominay has extended his contract with Manchester United until June 2023, with the option to sign for a further year, Manchester United has confirmed.
Speaking to MUTV after signinig the contract, McTominay said “Manchester United has been my life since the age of five and playing for the club I’ve always supported is all I have ever wanted to do”.
McTominay’s extending his stay are good signs for the club, and the player, who was highly regarded by Jose Mourinho during his brief time at United. Mourinho went on to award McTominay with the ‘Managers Player of the Year” award, one that was not on the list of awards of the night back in May 2018.
McTominay also received a lot of praise by his teammates and even by the legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson during his public meeting with Mourinho.
Other than McTominay, Manchester United also expect start players David De Gea and Anthony Martial to sign long term contracts. Both parties for both players expect the formalities to be completed soon.
“Manchester United has been my life since the age of five and playing for the club I’ve always supported is all I’ve ever wanted to do.
“I’m still young and I’m learning all the time from the manager, his coaching staff and from the world-class players in the squad.
”I can’t wait to continue my progress at this great club.“
United caretaker manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said,
“Scott has been with the club from a very young age, he has progressed through our Academy ranks and has made fantastic progress in the last couple of years.
”Scott is a young midfielder and is constantly improving. He’s an intelligent player and wants to learn all the time.
“I am delighted he has signed a new contract and there is no doubt that he has a bright future ahead of him.”