Undeniably, David De Gea has been Manchester United’s most significant player, who has strictly performed consistently and saved the team with pure dexterity.
Jose Mourinho has been proclaiming numerous things, but one of them is seemingly a resolute decision: the talented goalkeeper is not for sale.
The skilful stopper is now too vital for the well functioning of their play, and losing him would undoubtedly deliver the club quite a blow.
Nevertheless, if Gazzetta Dello Sport is to be believed, the Red Devils are monitoring the situations of other goalkeepers, particularly AS Roma’s Alisson.
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Although the Italian club is not exactly inclined to letting go of the club’s new star, the Brazil international has enticed interest from various household names including Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain.
The report also states that the Serie A giants aren’t specifically desperate for cash as they once were, having reached the Champions League semi-finals this year. Accordingly, they have no intention of selling the talented stopper in the upcoming summer window.
Further, the 25-year-old’s price tag reportedly revolves around €70m, which would make him the most expensive goalkeeper of all time.
Possessing one of the most massive financial chambers, Mourinho could pull off a move for the instrumental figure if he’s determined to get a keeper.
The odds of De Gea leaving Old Trafford are nonetheless seriously low, so even if Alisson gets roped in to Manchester, he’d probably serve as a backup.