Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has been heavily linked with an Old Trafford exit for the best part of the last two years. However, that speculation can now be put to rest since the Spain international has reportedly agreed to sign a new contract to stay with the club until 2023.
The 28-year-old shot-stopped, who has been capped by Spain 40 times while registering 367 United appearances since Sir Alex Ferguson brought him to the club from Atletico Madrid in an £18.9m deal in June 2011, will now be tied to the club for the foreseeable future while also becoming one of the team’s highest-earning players.
Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
De Gea has been an instrumental part for United’s success since his arrival. He filled the void left by Edwin van der Sar, and has progressed until becoming one of the best goalkeepers in the world. So far, he has helped United win the Premier League title in 2012-13, the FA Cup three seasons later and both the League Cup and the Europa League in 2016-17.