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Done Deal – Manchester United top star agrees on a six-year £117m contract deal

Manchester United have finally managed to secure the future of one of their most significant stars, the ace has agreed a lucrative new contract with the Red Devils.

According to The Telegraph, David de Gea has agreed on a new six-year contract with Manchester United, the superstar’s new deal will be value a whopping £117m.

Once he puts pen to paper on his new deal, de Gea can become the world’s highest-paid goalkeeper, earning a mammoth £375,000 a week. It’s understood that the Spaniard’s new contract will be signed and sealed as soon as United come back from their preseason tour.

David De Gea
David De Gea

The Telegraph understands that the Spain international was seriously considering his future at Old Trafford this summer, however, the club’s support for de Gea during his poor run of form last season, as well as the club’s call to present him a wage nearer to Alexis Sanchez – had a huge impact on de Gea.

De Gea was heavily connected with a move to Paris Saint-German, according to the Manchester Evening News, the French giants made an offer to the stopper this summer.

De Gea has a return on leaps and bounds since he joined as a fresh-faced youngster, the Spaniard has firmly established himself as one of the most effective stoppers in the world during his time at Old Trafford.

Sir Alex Ferguson’s call to pay £18.9m, as per BBC Sport, to bring the star to Manchester all those years past, looks like a true cut price now.

United fans are hoping that de Gea will get his mind back on football, now that his future has been tied up, it was clear to ascertain that the 28-year-old’s mind was elsewhere in the second half of last season as his form took a huge hit.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can now maximize the rebuild of his defence following de Gea’s commitment, the Red Devils conceded the second most goal in the top 10 last season and they seriously need to improve defensively if they’re to have any probability of challenging for a Champions League place.

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