Manchester United trigger Eric Bailly contract extension

Updated: Jan 20

The defender has not played a first-team match this season through injury.


Manchester United have reportedly triggered a clause in Eric Bailly’s contract.


The defender, who joined the Red Devils from Villarreal back in 2016 for a reported £30m fee, will stay at Old Trafford for a further two years.


The Ivory Coast international’s deal was set to expire at the end of the campaign but he will continue to be at the club up until 2022.


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Bailly - who recently featured for United's Under-23s - has fallen down the pecking order behind Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof as he has been out of action due to injury.


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