Nasser Al-Khelaifi refuses to rule out PSG move for Marcus Rashford

‘Maybe in the summer – why not?’: PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi confirms interest in signing Marcus Rashford for free next year… with the Manchester United star set to enter the final six months of his contract at Old Trafford

  • Marcus Rashford is out of contract with Manchester United at the end of June
  • PSG chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi has suggested they are interested in signing him
  • He revealed the club will wait for the World Cup to end before pursuing Rashford
  • The England forward is currently out in Qatar with Gareth Southgate’s side

PSG chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi has refused to rule out a move for Marcus Rashford as the Manchester United star prepares to enter the final six months of his contract.

Sportsmail revealed back in October that United were determined to tie Rashford down to a bumper new deal to fend off interest from rival clubs.

However, Old Trafford chiefs are still yet to renew his terms heading into the Christmas period, meaning as things stand he will be eligible to negotiate a free move abroad for next summer at the turn of the year.

PSG chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi says they could make a move for Marcus Rashford next summer

Al-Khelaifi described Rashford as ‘amazing’ and refused to rule out going after the player

Al-Khelaifi has suggested that PSG will be one of the clubs interested in prising the 25-year-old away from Manchester, opening the door for a potential transfer in 2023.     

‘Rashford is amazing and for free? Every club will run after him,’ the French giants’ president told Sky Sports.

‘Definitely, we’re not hiding it. We spoke before, was not a good moment for both sides. Maybe [in the summer]. Why not?

‘We’re not going to talk to them now, let them focus on the World Cup.’

Rashford, who is currently at the World Cup with England, is out of contract next summer

But Erik ten Hag wants to keep him at Man United as he sees him as an important player

Rashford is currently away with England at the World Cup, having earned a place in Gareth Southgate’s squad by returning to form and scoring nine goals in 18 games for United this season.

He has continued his momentum out in Qatar, getting on the scoresheet in England’s opening 6-2 win over Iran before netting twice in their 3-0 victory against Wales.

United do not want to lose their academy graduate, who has scored 101 goals in 322 games since emerging from their youth setup at the age of 19, given head coach Erik ten Hag sees him as a central to his plans.

Rashford wants to stay at Old Trafford having joined the club at the age of seven, though if negotiations over an extension prove unsuccessful he will attract a host of potential suitors.

Nevertheless, United also have the option to activate their 12-month extension clause, which would give them another year to tie him down to longer terms. 

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