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Man United set to fend off Real Madrid in race for shot stopper

David De Gea could be about to commit his future to Manchester United after his deadline day move to Real Madrid collapsed, reports the Daily Express.

The Spaniard had been involved in a long running saga with the La Liga giants which appeared to be concluded on Monday evening.

However, the relevant paperwork could not be completed in time and the deal fell flat as the ‘keeper remains at Old Trafford.

Now, the 24-year old could be set to extend his deal with the Manchester side, who have expressed their pleasure in keeping the Spanish international.

talkSPORT claim the La Roja shot stopper has been offered a bumper new deal to stay in England and reject the inevitable approaches of Los Blancos over the next two windows.

The former Atheltico man is able to sign a pre-contract with foreign clubs from January 2016 as his current United deal winds down.

The Express go on to indicate that Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal is confident he can re-ignite the player’s Old Trafford career, and claim ‘senior officials’ at the club say he has not been a disruptive influence during the affair.

Last year’s Player of the Year is currently with the Spain squad as they prepare for their Euro 2016 qualifiers, but could be in line for a return to his club side in their Premier League clash with Liverpool on September 12th.

De Gea has not featured for the Red Devils so far this term, amid huge speculation surrounding his future.

Summer signing Sergio Romero has deputised for the Spaniard so far, but drew criticism for his performance in the 2-1 defeat to Swansea.

Article title: Man United set to fend off Real Madrid in race for shot stopper

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