Manchester United wonderkid Alejandro Garnacho signs new long-term contract
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Manchester United wonderkid Alejandro Garnacho has signed a new long-term contract at the club, keeping him at Old Trafford until June 2028.
The Argentinian has impressed in his first season of regular senior football under Erik ten Hag - and praised the Dutch manager for the impact he has had on his development.
Garnacho's absence has been keenly felt by Ten Hag's side in recent weeks, as the youngster has been sidelined due to an ankle problem.
But he is now back in training and could make a return for Saturday's fixture against Aston Villa ahead of a busy run-in for his side.
Garnacho signs new contract
Via their official website, United have confirmed that Garnacho has extended his stay at the club for a further five years.
Speaking in a press release accompanying the announcement, the Argentinian credited Ten Hag and his staff for his improvement as a player this season.
He said: "When I joined this incredible club, I dreamt of achieving my debut, playing at Old Trafford, scoring my first goal and winning trophies with this badge on my chest.
"I feel very proud and emotional to have experienced these moments already, together with my family who have supported me every step of the way.
"We are all humbled to have this chance to continue our journey at Manchester United and I have already begun to work on achieving the next set of targets and ambitions.
"The manager and his coaching staff have helped me to improve in every way, and with their support, I am developing each day to help the team to be successful."
Garnacho will now hope to add to his achievements at United by helping them lift the FA Cup and finish in the top four of the Premier League.