Cameron Borthwick-Jackson set for new deal .

Cameron Borthwick-Jackson set to sign new Manchester United deal

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Cameron Borthwick-Jackson is set to sign a new and improved contract with Manchester United. 

The Mirror claim that the exciting defender, who has established himself as a first-team player recently, is set to increase his wages by five times at Old Trafford. 

Currently earning around £2000-a-week, the report claims that Borthwick-Jackson will sign a £10,000-a-week deal this week. 


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Manchester-born, Borthwick-Jackson has impressed under the guidance of Louis van Gaal - he produced a fine performance against Liverpool after coming on as a substitute and didn't look out of place against Southampton on Saturday - so it's not entirely surprising that the club are looking to tie him down for the long-term. 

At just 18-years-old, the teenager certainly appears to have a bright future ahead of him and may well act as Luke Shaw's main competitor for the left-back role over the coming years. 

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Giving youth a chance 

Red Devils boss Van Gaal has had his critics since arriving in Manchester - his long-term future at the club remains uncertain - but he deserves credit for handing youth team players the opportunity to shine on the grandest stage.


As well as Borthwick-Jackson, the likes of Andreas Pereira, Paddy McNair, Guillermo Varela and co. have all had opportunities to prove their credentials in the Premier League. 

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Injuries, of course, have forced Van Gaal's hand at times, but United fans should take comfort in knowing that they have a number of talented, young players in their ranks. 

Manchester United fans: will Borthwick-Jackson become a top player for your club? Have your say below! 

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