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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