Man Utd in ‘talks’ with 2019 signing over new contract despite injury-struck season

Manchester United signed him back in 2019
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Manchester United are in discussions with Aaron Wan-Bissaka over a new contract. His current deal expires next summer, although the club hold an option to extend his stay by a further 12 months.

According to a report by Football Insider, he is in ‘talks’ over an extension at Old Trafford. He has struggled so far this season with injury. United are keen to keep hold of him for longer though. They swooped to sign him four years ago from fellow Premier League side Crystal Palace.

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Wan-Bissaka, 25, has since made 165 appearances in all competitions, chipping in with two goals. He has played five times this term. Speaking over the summer, the Londoner delivered his verdict on Erik ten Hag: “He is straight-forward, has a lot of one-on-one chats, says what he wants, has his demands. He will say it how it is, really.”

He also spoke about the troubles he has experienced regarding criticism on social media: “Twitter can be a dark place, so I avoid it. I’m on Instagram [but] I’m not really on it – after a game I might be. I never do that (read comments), no matter the performance, good or bad. It is tempting. I used to, but it’s easy now.”

Prior to his move to United, Wan-Bissaka rose up through the academy ranks at Selhurst Park. He made 46 outings for the Eagles before making the switch up north.

The Red Devils head into the international break on the back of their 2-1 win at home to Brentford last time out. It looked like they were heading to yet another home loss before Scott McTominay scored two goals in added-on time. Ten Hag’s side are now 10th in the league table. They are five points off the top four after eight outings.

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