Manchester United: Talks begin for new contract of trusted full-back

Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Manchester United (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)
Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Manchester United (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images) /

Manchester United signed Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace in 2019. His contract was for 5 years with an option to extend the contract for a further year. So, Wan-Bissaka’s contract will end in 2024. But, Man Utd have the option of extending it for one more year.

Keeping that in mind, United have already started negotiations for Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s new contract. As the transfer window came to a close, it is time to focus on contract extensions and United have made Wan-Bissaka their priority. Thus, the talks have begun.

A wage increase in Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s new Manchester United contract

Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s wage is around £100k a week. However, in recent times, he has shown better performances than players who are on higher wages than him. For example, Harry Maguire is on £190k a week. West Ham was offering £120k a week. That’s why he didn’t join West Ham.

As Wan-Bissaka’s performance has improved lately, it is expected that his wage will increase. Also, the contract will be a long-term deal. But, how much the wage will increase is still unknown. But, you have to say that Wan-Bissaka improved a lot lately.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka impressed Erik ten Hag

One of the main reasons why Manchester United started talks for Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s new contract before anyone else’s is that he impressed the manager Erik ten Hag. In an interview with, Erik ten Hag said, “He has improved a lot, as many players have improved during the season.”

Erik didn’t stop there as he went to praise the English right-back by saying, “That’s one of the jobs for a manager and the coaching staff, to get that done and we are really happy with it, that players are developing. Always the team spirit is the base and if players understand that, if they can set their egos aside, then you will see that the team develops and progresses. And then within the team’s progress, individuals make a lot of progress and Aaron is definitely one of them.”

Are you impressed with Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s performance at Manchester United?