Alexander Garnacho not only shares a dressing room with Cristiano Ronaldo, but like the Portuguese He has become one of the idols of the Manchester United fans, with only 17 years. This Wednesday he was elected best young player of the year in England and hours later he scored a brace to lead United’s Under-18 team to lift the FA Youth Cup after beating Nottingham Forest in the final. Last year he signed a contract with Manchester United until 2025, but given the great performance that Garnacho is having, the directors of the English club have begun contacts to send the player the intention of extending the contractual relationship and rewarding him with a salary increase. In this way, the Old Trafford entity intends to shield its great pearl. However, since she is still a minor, Probably said contract improvement will not occur until he has turned 18 on July 1.
Ralf Rangnick has already given him the opportunity to make his debut in the Premier League. It was last April 22 against Chelsea. In addition, the striker from Madrid has become a regular in first team training. The arrival of Ten Hagh on the bench at Old Trafford must be great news for Garnacho, since the Dutch coach has among his virtues betting on young footballers, as he has shown in his time at the helm of Ajax.
Alejandro Garnacho arrived at Manchester United in 2020 from Atlético de Madrid. In just two seasons he has become the great hope of the Aon Training Complex youth team. An admirer of Cristiano and Messi, he is lucky enough to share a team with the Portuguese and a national team with the PSG star. And it is that Garnacho, born in Madrid, has dual Spanish-Argentine nationality. He played in the lower categories of the Spanish National Team until 2020, but He has already been summoned by Lionel Scaloni to be part of the albiceleste. In fact, during the celebration last Wednesday he proudly wore the Argentine flag.