As reported by The Daily Mail, Manchester United are facing another transfer window of drama surrounding David de Gea, with the appointment of Julen Lopetegui set to spark fresh Real Madrid interest in the player.
A transfer window doesn’t seem to go by that De Gea isn’t linked with a move away from Old Trafford and it appears that speculation is set to continue for the foreseeable future after Real Madrid appointed a successor to Zinedine Zidane.
The Mail report that links between Julen Lopetegui and De Gea’s agent could see the club re-ignite their long-term interest in the player, while the Manchester Evening News say that the Spanish giants believe he could be bought for a few of around £100m.
Should supporters be worried about their star goalkeeper leaving the club this summer?
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The main thing to consider when it comes to De Gea’s future is that United hold all the cards in a potential negotiation. With a one year option to extend his contract to 2020 and the Manchester Evening News reporting that new contract negotiations have already begun, there’s every chance that the Spanish shot-stopper stays at Old Trafford for years to come.
The fact he hasn’t tried to push through a move to this point speaks volumes. If he was desperate for a move to Madrid it would have happened by now, but he seems more than content being the main man at Manchester United.
The prospect of him leaving any time soon seems slim. The club and supporters should feel confident he is committed to them in the short and long term.