Report: Manchester United want to award Marcus Rashford new contract, but striker is ready to delay talks

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The 18-year-old has made an immediate impact for the Premier League side.

Manchester United's hopes of getting Marcus Rashford to agree a new deal at Old Trafford appear to have suffered a minor setback, as the Daily Mirror reports that the striker plans to snub talks until the end of the season.

However, before Red Devils supporters become concerned that the hot prospect is set to weigh up his options and is considering a move elsewhere, the Mirror reports that the 18-year-old wants to delay discussions until he has had a chance to prove himself. 

The youngster's attitude of wanting to show what he can do before he agrees a new contract - which the Mirror suggests could be worth £15,000 a week - is likely to endear him to United's supporters even more after a sensational week for the forward.

Despite only making his debut for Louis van Gaal's side less than a week ago, he has already scored four goals, having bagged a brace against Midtjylland in the Europa League and then repeating the feat in the impressive victory over Arsenal at the weekend. 

And while his desire to prove himself further will impress United fans, they will be hoping that his desire to agree a new deal does not diminish in the coming months as the early signs suggests that he could be a real talent. 

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