David De Gea: Manchester United spots De Gea replacement ahead of transfer window

Tanish Chachra
|Published 29/05/2019

David De Gea: Manchester United’s scouts spotted the replacement for the Red Devils’ allegedly summer outgoing goalkeeper De Gea.

Manchester United’s first-choice goalkeeper is set to leave with the club, after the failure of contract renewal negotiations between the two parties as the Red Devils are not willing to meet the demands of the Spanish International.

On the other hand, it is being reported that PSG are ready to match the demands of the 28-year-old goalkeeper and can be obtained at a reasonable price of £60 million as the Spaniard has only one year remained with his contract with the English club.

Thus, it seems that Ole Solskjaer is ready to make De Gea depart this year by earning a decent price, instead of burning him through his contract.

Further, De Gea’s consistent high profile errors this year, which costed several games to Manchester United have made him less desirable in Ole Solskjaer’s side.

In recent advancements by Manchester United, according to the Goal, it is reported that Manchester United’s scouts have spotted Lille’s goalkeeper Mike Maignan to replace De Gea in the Old Trafford.

The Lille goalkeeper has been a crucial player for the French club this season, as because of his services between the two goal-posts have helped Lille to finish second in this season of Ligue 1.

The 23-year-old has the potential to replace the Spanish International at Manchester United and would be a bargain, if he justifies his potential in the coming years.

Moreover, it would give relief to the Red Devils from the stalled negotiations with De Gea. On contrary, his sale will aid in funding of other reinforcements required at the club amidst massive plans of squad overhaul by Ole Solskjaer this summer.

On the other hand, PSG also require to upgrade their goal-keeping department as Alphonse Areola and Gianluigi Buffon have failed to thwart goals. Thus, making De Gea a viable upgrade in Les Parisiens’ squad.

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What’s next?

Manchester United’s season with the conclusion of the Premier league is over. Further, they will face Perth Glory in their first friendly during their off season tour.


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Tanish Chachra

Tanish Chachra

Tanish Chachra is the Motorsport editor at The SportsRush. He saw his first race when F1 visited India in 2011, and since then, his romance with the sport has been seasonal until he took up this role in 2020. Reigniting F1's coverage on this site, Tanish has fallen in love with the sport all over again. He loves Kimi Raikkonen and sees a future world champion in Oscar Piastri. Away from us, he loves to snuggle inside his books.

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