Man Utd face battle to convince 21-year-old forward to sign new deal

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Manchester United could reportedly face stiff competition to convince Marcus Rashford to put pen on a new deal at Old Trafford.

Pacy English forward will see his current contract with the Red Devils expire next summer, although Man Utd do have the option of a 12-month contract extension.

The 21-year-old forward has managed to found back of the net 13 times and providing nine assists for his club during the 2018-19 season, however, like a number of his teammates, found it tough to hit top form in the final weeks of the 2018/19 campaign.

According to The Sun, Marcus Rashford first wants to ‘assess the Red Devils intent’ before deciding whether to sign a contract extension to the 20-time English champions.

Man Utd will play Europa League football next campaign after finishing the 2018-19 season in the sixth position in the English top-tier.

Meanwhile, Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly planning to battle with Serie A giants Inter Milan for the services of Manchester United centre-forward Romelu Lukaku during the summer transfer window.

Belgium international forward was not involved in the Red Devils final Premier League games of the 2018/19 season against Cardiff City on Sunday, and has, therefore, ended the current campaign by scoring only 15-goals.

Inter Milan have been heavily linked with the signing of 25-year-old in recent days, however, according to The Express, Ligue 1 giants are keen on securing the services of the Belgian forward as Edinson Cavani’s replacement.