Our Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern will be keeping a close eye on, probably, one of the most important deals to happen at Old Trafford in recent times for their amazing goalkeeper David De Gea.
United are looking to start re-opening talks with their number one goalkeeper David De Gea, following initial discussions earlier in the year. The Spanish international’s current contract runs out in 2019, although there is the option of a one-year extension. Mourinho would surely be looking to tie down De Gea for a longer period to ward off long-term interest off Spanish Giants Real Madrid, much to the delight of our resident Red Devils.
Our regulars in the bar have seen De Gea go from a skinny, fragile targetted goalkeeper to one of, if not the world’s best, ‘keeper over his seven years at the club. Indeed, if Ed Woodward gets the deal done on a long-term basis, even better if he can do it before the World Cup, the Red Devils will see the fruits of their labour.
With that being said, our landlord takes a look at TWO other players that Mourinho should be looking at bringing alongside the De Gea deal…