United midfielder set for double your money new contract

Published Add your comment

Football News

Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley is set receive a new contract as a reward for his rapid progress in the first-team squad.

The Old Trafford side is prepared to double Cleverley's wages just one year after signing his previous contract. The England midfielder is reportedly currently on close to £40,000-a-week, and according to the Daily Mirror, United are ready to bump his salary up in line with the club's other top stars.

Sir Alex Ferguson rates the young star as one of his brightest talents, and Cleverley has established himself this season as one of Manchester United's most important players.

The 23-year-old is set to be rewarded for his performances over the end of last season and the beginning of this, a period during which the midfielder has become a fixture in the Manchester United midfield.

Having earned call-ups to the England squad, Manchester United are now ready to increase Cleverley's salary, granting the former-Bradford City youth team player parity with the club's other first-team stars.

But a wage close to £80,000-a-week still leaves Cleverley some way short of Manchester United's highest earners. The club's most valuable stars - Wayne Rooney and Robin Van Persie - are thought to command a salary closer to double Cleverley's prospective wage.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League
Manchester United
Tom Cleverley

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again