Ferguson said:"There is no question about his long-term future here."
"David Gill (the club's chief executive) has spoken to his agent and told him we are very happy with him.
"The fee is in place. I won't tell you what it is but it is still cheap.
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"I want to make this happen. He has impressed everyone with his appetite for the game.
"He'll get me 15 goals this season and what's more they'll be important goals."