Real Madrid believe they can sign Man United star for £100m – report

Real Madrid are aiming to try and sign David De Gea from Man United this summer, say reports

David De Gea
Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea Photo: The Sport Review

Real Madrid are confident that they can sign David De Gea from Manchester United for £100m this summer, according to reports in the British regional media.

The Manchester Evening News is reporting that the Spanish club have accepted that they will have to pay a huge transfer fee if they want to sign the shot-stopper from the Red Devils this summer.

Real Madrid have long been linked with a move to sign De Gea and came close to landing him back in 2015 before the deal fell through at the final hour.

The Spaniard has since gone on to develop into one of world football’s top shot-stoppers and he earned plenty of praise for his performances for Jose Mourinho’s men last season.

However, the same report says that Real Madrid will have a tough time convincing Manchester United to sell the 27-year-old.

It is claimed that Manchester United have no intention of selling De Gea and that they plan to trigger a one-year option on the contract he signed in 2015 to keep him at Old Trafford until 2020.

Meanwhile, Manchester United completed their first two signings of the summer transfer window last week when they tied up deals for both Fred and Diogo Dalot.

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