Manchester, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Manchester United confirmed Tuesday that defender Paddy McNair has signed a new two-and-a-half year contract.

McNair, who will remain at Old Trafford until 2017, has broken into the first team this season, making his debut in a 2-1 win over West Ham United in September.

The 19-year-old has gone on to make 12 appearances for the Red Devils, featuring at either center-back or right-back.