United linked with van Gaal favourite.
Manchester United could look to sign Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul if David de Gea does end up joining Real Madrid, according to the Daily Mirror.
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The Dutch shot-stopper was notably used by Louis van Gaal as a substitute in his side’s penalty shoot-out win over Costa Rica at this summer’s World Cup, in one of the big tactical decisions of the tournament.
Although United will not waant to lose de Gea, it is thought that the Spaniard could be open to a return to La Liga if Real Madrid come calling in the summer transfer window.
Real havere made de Gea their top target to replace Iker Casillas as their number one.