– Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea is on the verge of agreeing a new deal at the Red Devils
– The new deal for the Real Madrid target is worth around £220,000-a-week
– De Gea currently has 18 months still to run, but the Red Devils are not prepared to delay over tying him to a longer deal
Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea is on the verge of agreeing a new deal at the Red Devils.
The new deal for the Real Madrid target is worth around £220,000-a-week.
De Gea almost single-handedly secured the Old Trafford outfit goalless draw away at Sevilla in theirt Champions League last 16 clash.
It led to him even being congratulated by the opposition for a wonder save from Luis Muriel.
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The Spain number one is undoubtedly one of, if not the, first names on the team-sheet for Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford, and now he is set to be rewarded.
Real Madrid are also interested in signing Thibaut Courtois from Chelsea, but De Gea remains their top choice.
And with the improved deal on the table the Spanish giants look set to miss out on the goalkeeper once again.
De Gea currently has 18 months still to run, but the Red Devils are not prepared to delay over tying him to a longer deal.
The Spaniard was hailed by a host of United legends for his stunning save from Luis Muriel in the recent Champions League clash.
Paul Scholes was in no doubt that the Spaniard is the best keeper in the world while Rio Ferdinand celebrated like United had scored.
BT Sport pundit Scholes said: “He’s the best around, there’s no doubt about that. It’s a sensational save.
“He must have saved the team so many points, he’s been the player of the season.”
Speaking about the heroic of De Gea Ferdinand added: “He’s outright the best keeper in the world.
“It was unreal, he’s been doing this for a couple years now.
“I celebrated it like it was a goal for Man United. That’s saved United.”
NAIJ.com previously reported that Manchester United played out a goalless draw at Estadio R. Sanchez Pizjuan with Sevilla in their UEFA Champions League round of 16 clash on Wednesday, February 21.
Sevilla before the clash with the Red devils have been in impressive form winning all three of their matches in all competition.
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