Manchester United has signed young Axel Tuanzebe a new contract at Old Trafford days after being handed his first-team debut by Jose Mourinho.Tuanzebe (19 years) signed a contract extension that links between him and the club until 2020, with an extension for another year option.
NAME one of the first young Mourinho arrived after his arrival to the club, and the captains, aged 19 years, United currently under 23 years. And half of the center consists it seemed comfortably higher reserve level of football this season, and give him did not go unnoticed by a former Chelsea manager and his staff.
Tuanzebe called to the first team for the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday against Wigan Athletic, coming off the bench in the 68th minute to replace Timothy Fuso-Mensah replaced. Having handed for the first time and now Mourinho has sought to tie the defender down to a new long-term agreement.
“I’ve always been a supporter of Manchester United, so I am pleased naturally has signed a new contract. To make my debut at Old Trafford in the FA Cup was a proud moment too, both for me and my family” Tuanzebe said the US official website.
“I’m learning every day in training and it is also a great experience for me to train now with the first team. I would like to thank all of the coaches that I worked with and I would especially like to thank the manager for giving me the first time for this great club.”
He pushed Nicky Butt, president of the United States for the Academy, and also in honor of the teenager, describing it as “just one of these boys trust only.
“Whatever he does, and when he goes on the pitch, when he is in training, and when he goes home, when it is in front of the press … I trust him,” said MUTV. “He is an excellent example for all players Academy we have – as well as Marcus Rashford.
“They’re the type of players we want to bring to this club through the academy. We want them to be with the club for five, 10 and 15 years and be leaders in the United States and receive the following group of young people how they should do things.”