Manchester United have reportedly given Real Madrid two chances to finally land David de Gea.
According to Sky Sports, the Red Devils would agree to sell the Spaniard this summer if Madrid stump up a world-record fee for a goalkeeper, or offer them Sergio Ramos in exchange.
Otherwise, United are apparently willing to let De Gea, 24, run down the final 12 months of his contract at Old Trafford and risk him leaving on a free transfer at the end of this season.
The world-record fee for a goalkeeper stands at £32.6million – paid by Juventus for then-Parma goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon in 2001. The Italian is still number one at the Turin outfit today.
Louis van Gaal is keen to bring in an experienced leader in defence and Ramos fits the bill. United are believed to have had two bids rejected for the World Cup winner this summer.
And the 29-year-old is thought to be close to signing a new deal at his current club, the same of which cannot be said about De Gea, who is seemingly keen to return to La Liga after four years in England.
The 2014-15 PFA Player of the Year runner-up appears to have had his head turned by the speculation and was left out of the United squad which beat Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 on Saturday.
But Madrid have yet to match United’s asking price for the former Atletico Madrid star.
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