Contract extensions triggered

Thursday 04 January 2024 16:30

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has provided an update on several players' contract situations.

Three Reds have had the options on an additional year, beyond the summer, triggered by the club.

Right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, centre-half Victor Lindelof and midfielder Hannibal are those in question, while talks with French duo Raphael Varane and Anthony Martial are continuing.

Erik ten Hag has confirmed Victor Lindelof's extra year has been triggered.a

"We are talking with Rapha Varane and with Anthony Martial," the boss said at his press conference on Thursday. "And we have triggered the options on Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelof and Hannibal."

When pressed on Varane and Martial's situation, he replied: "I think that is an internal discussion between the club and the player."

Wan-Bissaka arrived from Crystal Palace in the summer of 2019, and has played 175 times for the Reds.

Lindelof joined the club in 2017 from Portuguese side Benfica and is one game away from hitting the 250-match landmark for United.

Hannibal was initially recruited to our youth ranks from Monaco, before establishing himself in the first-team squad this term.