Man Utd favorite being ‘tracked by Sevilla’ as Erik ten Hag eyes contract extension | Soccer | Sport

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Manchester United are set to enter contract talks with Hannibal Mejbri amid continued curiosity in his signature, based on stories. Hannibal has loved a breakthrough underneath Erik ten Hag in latest weeks, however the expiry date on his present deal is looming ever bigger, and he is not quick on suitors.

Reports earlier this month claimed that United have been weighing up discussions over a brand new contract with the 20-year-old midfielder.

Now, based on Fabrizio Romano, United plan to supply Hannibal contemporary phrases to increase his Previous Trafford keep past 2025.

Hannibal’s present deal runs till subsequent summer season. The Crimson Devils have the choice to increase it by an additional 12 months however would favor a longer-term repair.

The report provides that Hannibal is open to coming into negotiations over a brand new contract later this 12 months however is, for now, targeted on his performances.

La Liga outfit Sevilla allegedly proceed to observe the Tunisia worldwide’s improvement after eager to lure him to Spain through the summer season.

Ten Hag opted in opposition to sanctioning Hannibal’s summer season exit after a profitable mortgage stint at Birmingham Metropolis final season, and he netted his maiden United aim within the 3-1 defeat to Brighton and Hove Albion.

The Dutchman then handed the No 46 his first begin of the season in Saturday’s 1-0 win in opposition to Burnley, praising his affect after full-time at Turf Moor.

“We introduced some vitality within the staff,” Ten Hag informed TNT Sports activities after his facet ended their three-match dropping streak.

“The urgent of Rasmus Hojlund and Hannibal, the togetherness, how they begin the moments of the urgent, the timing was superb. The togetherness with Bruno and Rashy was superb.

“We managed the sport in that spell as a result of they began the urgent so effectively, and as soon as they have been crushed, there was a restoration, and Hannibal did that superb.”

Ten Hag wasn’t mistaken. Hannibal lined 12.9km in opposition to Burnley, extra floor than some other participant on the pitch. In truth, it was extra floor than any United participant since such data started in 2019.

Hannibal retained his beginning standing in opposition to Crystal Palace within the Carabao Cup third spherical, impressing once more to play a component in United’s 3-0 win at Previous Trafford.

He’s destined for a constructive season now that Ten Hag views him as a real first-team choice to problem for locations.

And additional rewards are anticipated down the road if he can strike an settlement with the membership over his new contract.

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