Brockton Villa has reached agreement with Villas-Boas to extend the contract of midfielder Matt McKay
Brock, Texas (AP) Matt McKay’s long-term contract with Villarreal is set to expire at the end of the year and he’s looking for a new club to sign, according to the player’s agent.
The 31-year-old was the subject of a $10 million offer from FC Barcelona and was also offered a one-year deal from Manchester United, but McKay is expected to opt for a return to the Premier League.ESPN FC reported in January that the United States national team star had agreed a five-year, $50 million deal with Real Madrid.
The agreement, which will run through 2019, will see McKay earning a total of $50.5 million in salary, according the report.
McKay is the highest-paid player in the world, having become a top-10 player in 2016 and 2017.
He was part of the U.S. U-23 squad that won the 2018 World Cup and was named to the FIFA World Player of the Year.
He scored 16 goals in 33 appearances in 2017, the same year he became a top scorer in MLS.
McKAY’S CONTRACTSMcKay has a total salary of $53.5m for the 2018-19 season and $30m in 2019.
He has five years remaining on his contract, which is set at $40.5million.
McKeays salary will likely drop to $27.5-million in 2019, but he will be paid through 2021.