Eric Bailly Close To Agreeing Contract Extension At Manchester United
Eric Bailly is close to agreeing contract extension at Manchester United as the Ivorian defender’s contract is set to expire in 2022.
Bailly is closing in on agreeing on a new 4-year contract extension with Manchester United, as per ESPN’s reliable journalist Rob Dawson.
The reporter reveals that a breakthrough in negotiations that were going on for months had been made last week with the defender now in advanced talks for a new deal.
Eric Bailly had been holding off on signing a new deal as he looked for more game-time assurances from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, but he is now satisfied he will receive more chances when fully fit.
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Moreover, the defender’s uncertain future had led to a lot of interest from Italian and Spanish clubs but he now seems set to continue his journey at Old Trafford.
Bailly has made 15 appearances for United this season – helping the Red Devils keep 9 clean sheets in those games.