Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea has signed a new four-year contract with Manchester United, keeping him at Old Trafford until at least 2019. Within the deal is an option to extend it for a further year.
David De Gea has been quoted as saying:
“I am delighted to be starting this new chapter in my United career. I have always enjoyed playing with these great players in front of our fantastic fans. Manchester United is a special club and Old Trafford is an ideal place for me to continue to develop my career. I’m looking forward to putting a difficult summer behind me and concentrating on working hard to improve and help my teammates to be successful.”
Louis van Gaal has been quoted as saying:
“I am absolutely delighted David has signed a new contract. He is one of the best goalkeepers in world football. I am very pleased that he will be part of the team for many years to come. David made a very important contribution to our performance last season and he has been the club’s Player of the Year for the last two seasons. He is a popular player who is keen to learn and enhance his game. At such a young age for a goalkeeper, he has many years ahead of him.”
Manchester United and Real Madrid have had a long-lasting transfer saga all summer over the Spaniard but Manchester United have succeeded in keeping their two-times club player of the year. This news will delight nearly every Manchester United fan in the world.