Manchester United to offer teenage goalscoring sensation huge wage increase

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On the rise: Rashford has scored four goals in two games (Source: Getty)

Manchester United are set to reward teenage sensation Marcus Rashford with a huge wage increase after he netted four goals in his first two games for the club.

The eighteen-year-old's stunning breakthrough week was capped by a first-half brace against Arsenal in a 3-2 Premier League victory on Sunday.

So impressed have United been with the youngster's quick adjustment to first team football, they are set to increase his £500-a-week wages by roughly 3,000 per cent, according to reports.

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The Mirror reports that Rashford will be offered £10,000 a week from a new deal which has the potential to reach £15,000 a week if certain clauses are triggered.

The Manchester-born teen is still studying in school and had never played first team football before last Thursday when he became United's youngest ever scorer in European football after being promoted to the starting line-up when Anthony Martial was injured in the warm up.

Manager Louis van Gaal has heralded Rashford as a "special talent", predicting that "he could be a very positive surprise for Manchester United".

"Youngsters often play well in the first match," said Van Gaal. "The second is different. Marcus played well in both so he is a special talent."

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