Manchester United are reportedly plotting a summer move for Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas.
The Red Devils recently signed former Sampdoria stopper Sergio Romero on a free transfer, but with David de Gea (pictured) continually linked with Real Madrid – and while Victor Valdes and Louis van Gaal remain on unfriendly terms – more goalkeeping reinforcements may be required at Old Trafford.
Navas is an excellent no.1, who shot to international fame at last year’s World Cup, where he shone for surprise-package Costa Rica.
In four World Cup games, Navas conceded just one goal that was not a penalty.
His fine display at Brazil 2014 saw Real Madrid come calling.
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Navas spent his debut season at the Bernabeu as deputy to club legend Iker Casillas, who has since moved on to FC Porto, leaving the 28-year-old as Rafael Benitez’s first choice between the sticks – for now.
However, Real are desperate to sign De Gea, and his arrival would certainly demote Navas. In fact, it could make him surplus to requirements.
The Daily Star report that Navas is on United’s radar.
If he was to arrive at Old Trafford, De Gea would almost certainly move in the other direction in what would be one of the biggest part-exchange deals of 2015.
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