Duncan Castles gives Man United transfer update on David De Gea

The Sunday Times reporter Duncan Castles doesn't expect Man United goalkeeper David De Gea to move to Real Madrid

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea Photo: The Sport Review

David De Gea could be set to miss out on his dream move to Real Madrid, Duncan Castles has claimed.

The Spain international has been regularly linked with a move to the Champions League holders over the past few seasons.

De Gea was on the brink of a switch to los Blancos in 2015 but a deal fell through at the final hour.

The 27-year-old has consistently been Manchester United’s best player under Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho.

Real Madrid are thought to be in a market to sign a new goalkeeper this summer as a replacement for Keylor Navas.

However, Chelsea FC number one Thibaut Courtois in a reported £31m deal to replace the Costa Rica international.

Sunday Times reporter Castles believes De Gea will never move to Real Madrid if los Blancos sign Courtois.

“If Real Madrid buys Courtois this summer, it closes the door for De Gea to Real Madrid indefinitely,” Castles told the Transfer Window podcast.

De Gea has won the Premier League title, the FA Cup, the League Cup and the Europa League since his move to Old Trafford

Manchester United signed the Spanish shot stopper in a £17m deal from La Liga side Atletico Madrid in the 2011 summer trnsfer window.

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