Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea stays able to commit his future to the membership with a brand new long-term contract however is reportedly nonetheless holding out for an settlement over a bumper new wage that may put him among the many highest earners within the Premier League.
De Gea was United’s hero on Sunday after making 11 saves in the course of the 1-Zero win over Tottenham at Wembley and lots of of his teammates ran over to him when the ultimate whistle sounded.
It has been rumoured that the Spaniard is eager to stick with United, a element repeated by the Daily Mail within the newest story within the growing saga. The report notes that De Gea is raring to agree a deal to finish the ‘lingering uncertainty’ over his future, however awaits a ‘appropriate supply’.
It’s recommended that any new deal stands to be a major enchancment on his present £200,000-per-week deal, with weekly wages anticipated to achieve, and presumably even surpass, £300,000, together with bonuses.
As issues stand, De Gea is because of be out of contract at Outdated Trafford in the summertime of 2020 after United triggered a 12-month extension clause that prevented it from expiring this 12 months.
Having joined the membership from Atletico Madrid to switch retiring star Edwin van der Sar in 2011, De Gea is among the longest serving gamers at United, behind solely Antonio Valencia and Chris Smalling.
It was alleged last month that 28-year-old De Gea had already advised mates he was near signing a brand new United deal that will hold him on the membership ‘properly into his thirties’.
This writer even argued in November that the next logical step is to make De Gea the new club captain, and caretaker supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer did certainly hand him the armband when United hosted Huddersfield at Outdated Trafford on Boxing Day.