Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea will not be ostracized by Red Devils Louis van Gaal despite his desire to join Real Madrid, according to reports.
De Gea looked set to make a dream move to the Bernabeu on deadline day, however, the required paperwork to complete the deal was understood to have been sent in a minute past the closure of the European transfer window.
According to The Mirror, De Gea is worried about losing his place in Spain’s EURO 2016 squad after national team boss Vicente Del Bosque warned the 24-year-old he must play for United to be considered for the tournament.
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It seems De Gea will be handed a fresh start at Old Trafford, with a club spokesman telling The Mirror that Spanish reports suggesting the shot-stopper would be treated harshly were wide of the mark.
“Those reports are absolute rubbish, the team will always be picked s olely on merit,” United spokesman said.
De Gea’s contract with the Red Devils expires at the end of the season, and reports suggest he is likely to join Real Madrid as a free agent next summer.
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