Manchester United star David De Gea has punched a big blow to La Liga giants Real Madrid in their quest for the Spaniard by announcing he’s extremely happy being at Old Trafford.
De Gea, 27, has been the subject of transfer speculation over a move to Madrid since his move to the Santiago Bernabeu amazingly fallen because of a flawed fax machine in 2015.
The former Atletico Madrid shot-stopper has kept on gaining rave reviews in the Premier League, solidly building up himself as outstanding amongst other keepers on the world in the midst of the continuous bits of gossip about an arrival to Spain.
Numerous stories persistently still support that De Gea who is contracted to United until 2019 – will wind up at Madrid.
But, in a meet with the Daily Star Sunday, the current Spanish number one has poured cold water on every one of these theories and has uncovered that he is at present all around settled in Manchester and England and is geared up for his United future.
“Time flies by so quickly. I’ve been here seven years and I am happy”, the shot-stopper said.
“A lot has happened to me – some very good, some not so good, – but to be honest I am just really happy.
“I feel like an important player in the dressing room. I am one of the oldest in the team.
“It makes me happy to see the younger players coming through – and trying to make United big.”
De Gea joined Manchester United in 2011 from Atletico Madrid and after some underlying battle in his essential days, the 27-year-old gradually built up himself among the world’s most first-class goalkeepers.
The Spanish guardian is presently the highest paid keeper in the English league and is purportedly gaining a £200k-per-week however according to a few reports United are now ready to secure De Gea to a further new contract and could hand him as much as £300k-per-week in the new deal.
De Gea has played 27 matches for the Second Placed United side this season and has overseen most clean sheet, 15 in Premier League till now.