Valdes signing to pave way for de Gea exit?
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has spoken about David de Gea’s future following the arrival of former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes, BBC Sport reports.
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The Red Devils snapped up Valdes on a free transfer amid rumours that de Gea is a top target for Real Madrid, and these rumours may have strengthened now after van Gaal admitted his new signing would not be happy to play as a backup.
“Nobody is happy to be number two and Victor has to have ambition to beat David De Gea – but it shall be very hard for him,” the Dutchman explained.
Asked about whether de Gea would stay with United, van Gaal could not give an entirely confident answer, saying: “I think so, yes. There is no problem for him to sign.”
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