However, many pundits and punters alike seem to have forgotten that there was another world-class goalkeeper involved in this saga, and that was Real Madrid ace Keylor Navas.
Today, TalkSport are reporting some shocking insight into the behind the scenes developments that took place on Transfer Deadline day, when David De Gea’s move shockingly fell through.
They are reporting the Keylor Navas, who was due to go the other way in a swap deal plus cash to United, never wanted to leave Real Madrid, and despite waiting to hear his fate at an Airport, actually cried when he realised he would be allowed to remain in the Spanish capital.
Our resident Manchester United fans are still buzzing after the news that De Gea would stay at the club, and admit they would not like to sign a player who didn’t want to join!
Some passion from the Costa Rican shot stopper! Are you glad Navas stayed put United Fans? Let us know below!