But hours later the striker took to Twitter to confirm that his long term future remains at Old Trafford.
The striker told his official website:
“Yes I’m very happy to have signed a new long-term contract with Manchester United. This is one of the biggest clubs in the world and to know that I will be playing here for the majority of my career is something that I’m looking forward to. I’m happy that everything is now finalised and I can carry on concentrating on my football.”