Manchester United will have to hold onto goalkeeper David de Gea for the remainder of the 2015-16 season following a controversial failed deal.
De Gea was set to be sold to Real Madrid in a £29m deal involving goalkeeper Keylor Navas, but the paperwork was ruled to have been submitted a minute past the transfer deadline.
Man United have received a heavy dose of criticism for poor planning. Former Liverpool defender and current Sky Sports analyst Jamie Carragher has joined in on the Man United bashing.
Carragher joked that he was happy with the Red Devils’ failure to complete the deal.
He also pointed out that the situation will be awkward for de Gea, as he will still not be in the right mindset due to the ongoing distraction.
I’m happy DDG is staying his head won’t be right, he’ll go for free next summer & Man Utd haven’t got 20 mil to panic with today.
— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) September 1, 2015
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