Man United transfers: Louis van Gaal says David De Gea could join Madrid

Louis van Gaal wants to keep David De Gea at Manchester United

Louis van Gaal has admitted that Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea could join Real Madrid.

The Red Devils shot stopper has been heavily linked with a move to Los Blancos in recent months after his series of man-of-the-match performances for United.

United signed experienced Barcelona shot stopper Victor Valdes on an 18-month contract earlier in January, fueling reports of a possible De Gea exit.

Spain and Madrid captain Iker Casillas has struggled to hold down a regular starting spot at The Bernabeu over the past two-and-a-half seasons.

However, United manager Van Gaal, whose side face Leicester City at Old Trafford on Saturday, reiterated that the Red Devils want to keep hold of De Gea.

“I think that is a question between the player and the board of Manchester United,” Van Gaal is quoted as saying by Manchester Evening News. “Everything is possible in the world of football. We want to keep him.”

De Gea, whose current United deal runs until the end of 2016, has made 114 Premier League appearances for the Red Devils since his move to Old Trafford.

The Spain international completed a move to the 20-time English champions from Atletico Madrid in 2011, winning the Premier League title in 2013.

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