Matthew Willock signs new Manchester United contract

Matthew Willock signs new Manchester United contract

Matthew Willock has revealed on Instagram that he has signed a new Manchester United contract.

Willock joined Man United back in 2012 and having worked his way through the U18s, he is now expected to be a key member of Warren Joyce’s U21s side this season.

The announcement of his new contract comes after a swathe of new deals were unveiled this week with Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Josh Harrop and Joel Castro Pereira also revealing they also committed their futures to the club.

Pictured alongside a smiling Ryan Giggs signing his new contract, Willock said he was happy to have extended his contract.

Happy to have extended my contract ?⚽️✒️

A photo posted by Matty Willock (@mattwillock_) on

Willock is now the latest youngster who sees Man United as the right place for him to progress his career and it’s a testament to the excellent work Joyce has done with the U21s.

With three titles in the last four years, United’s U21s have an excellent reputation in the competition. It is a shame there isn’t enough competitive football across the whole season but Willock is clearly happy with the current set-up.

As he turns 20 this August, Willock will be looking towards earning himself a loan spell in the next 18 months and it will be interesting to see how he can develop this season.

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