James Garner has pledged his future at Manchester United by signing a new long-term contract, while also returning to Nottingham Forest on loan.
Promising midfielder Garner is one of United’s top-rated prospects and the club have decided to tie him to a new deal until 2024, with the possibility of an additional year.
Garner spent the first half of last season on loan at Watford, where he struggled for a few minutes, but then moved to Nottingham Forest for the remainder of the campaign in January.
The 20-year-old was a revelation in the East Midlands, becoming a key player as he made 20 appearances and scored four goals.
Forestry Director Chris Hughton has publicly stated how much he wants Garner to return to the City Ground and they have pushed back the interest of other Championship teams in securing his services for the entire 2021/22 season.
“I have makeup on, Manchester United have been part of my life for over 10 years now,” Garner said. United internal media.
“My ambitions are obviously to become a first team player here. I know exactly what it takes, I’m ready to show my skills to everyone and continue to aim for all my goals.”
Garner has been United captain throughout the youth level and has made seven appearances so far for the first team, now he hopes his loan will help him develop to earn a permanent place in the squad. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
He continued: “Signing this new contract shows the confidence the club has in me, it gives me extra motivation and means so much to me and my family.
“I want to be a great player for this club one day, that is my ultimate goal and I will work every day to make it happen.”
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