Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea will hand in a transfer request in an attempt to force a move to Real Madrid, according to reports.
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De Gea is believed to have turned down a new and improved £200k-a-week deal from United, and The Sun reports he will now aim to force through a deal within the next two weeks.
Real Madrid are believed to be keen to get the transfer completed before the club heads to Australia for the International Champions Cup, but United are likely to make things difficult for the La Liga giants.
The Red Devils are understandably desperate to keep hold of the 24-year-old, but manager Louis van Gaal is resigned to losing the former Atletico Madrid man is believed to be already taking a look at possible replacements.
De Gea has just one year remaining on his current deal at Old Trafford, and United officials now must make the decision whether to cash-in on the shot-stopper or risk losing him as a free agent in 2016.
According to The Sun, Real Madrid are plotting a £25m move for the Spaniard after an £18m offer was turned down previously.