Marcus Rashford and Luke Shaw, two English regulars, were among the four Manchester United players whose contracts were up on Saturday. All four players had one year left on their deals.
The club has activated one-year contract extension clauses in the contracts of four senior players, according to manager Erik ten Hag.
“The contracts of Diogo Dalot, Fred, Marcus Rashford, and Luke Shaw were all slated to expire in June 2023, but each had the option of a further 12 months.
Manchester United said in a statement that the quartet is now all under contract until at least the summer of 2024. “The decision has been made to exercise those respective additions,” the club said.
Brazilian midfielder Fred and Portuguese right-back Dalot both joined Manchester United in 2018. Dalot has been a member of the team since 2018.
Rashford, an English player who was born and raised at Manchester United, has been a member of the Red Devils’ senior squad since 2016.
Shaw is an essential member of the group that signed him in 2014. Rashford is also.
Shaw and Rashford, who both represent England, assisted Manchester United in taking home the 2017 UEFA Europa League championship.
On Monday, the English Premier League will resume play.
Tuesday at Old Trafford, Manchester United will play Nottingham Forest in their first game following the 2022 FIFA World Cup break.