Iqbal signs new contract
Manchester United is delighted to announce that Zidane Iqbal has signed a new long-term contract with the club.
The 19-year-old midfielder, who joined the Academy at the age of nine, made his first-team debut in last December’s Champions League match against Young Boys at Old Trafford.
Head of Academy Nick Cox and Zidane Iqbal.
Iqbal has agreed a new deal that will keep him at United until at least June 2025, with the option to extend for a further year. The youngster has already played senior international football for Iraq, featuring in two World Cup qualifiers since accepting the call-up to represent the country of his mother’s birth.
The Whalley Range-born Academy graduate is a proud Mancunian of Pakistani and Iraqi heritage. Iqbal will be looking to hone his talents behind the scenes and maintain his development at the club in the coming months and years.