Manchester United’s De Gea announces contract extension with dramatic video

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“There’s no place like home” – When you’ve been made the best-paid player in the Premier League that is.

It’s the news Manchester United have been waiting to hear, as David de Gea has signed a new long-term contract at Old Trafford.

While the Spanish stopper didn’t enjoy his best run of form in a United jersey last season, having conceded 54 top-flight goals, he remains one of the club’s few world-class players. So it will come as a great relief that he’s committed his future, especially with Ole Gunnar’s Solskjaer’s rebuild project well underway.

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De Gea recently took to Twitter to broadcast the news…

You’d have thought the club would’ve learnt by now that announcing deals via dramatic videos is a very bad idea. How could anyone forget Alexis Sanchez’s perplexing little piano recital? Because that went so well.

United travel to West Ham United in the next round of Premier League fixtures. Let’s hope De Gea fares a little better than his musical Chilean friend, as another blunder like the one against Crystal Palace would be a tad embarrassing after this.

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