Manchester United defender Eric Baily has decided to extend his contract with the club. The new contract will allow him to stay in the club till the 2024 season with an option to renew as well.
The news is official. Eric Bailly has signed his contract extension with Manchester United – he received approaches from Italian and Spanish clubs, turned down to stay at Manchester United.
Eric Baily renews his contract with Manchester United
Eric Baily arrived at old Trafford in the 2016 season under Jose Mourinho. He was signed from Spanish club Villarreal. Up until now the Ivory Coast international has made 100 + appearances for the Red Devils. His previous contract was supposed to run out at the end of the 2021/22 season. Now he has renewed until 2025.
I’m happy and so are my family, everything is good. Now the moment with my injury has passed and I’m fit and feel good, and that’s it. A new contract is like a new challenge and I’m ready for this.
“For me, it’s the dream to be here. Now it’s my fifth season and I hope to be here a long time.
“We are in a good position. We have the Europa League and we are second in the league and that is very good. We hope we can win this trophy [Europa League] – it is very important for us and for the fans and for the season. We want to finish well in the Premier League as well, I’m sure we will.