David De Gea has engineered many a successful comeback and victories for Manchester United. Despite successfully keeping him away from a Real Madrid steal over the past seasons, United now have time as their next adversary in keeping the Spaniard at the Theatre of Dreams.
De Gea is out of contract at the end of this season, and although some form of extension may remain, the club’s next decision will be either to cash out on him, or keep him till the end and then let him go for free.
As of now, contract renewal talks have been going on for months without avail, and teams like Juventus and PSG have allegedly been showing interest. Now, the man himself has had his say on contract talks.
Speaking to Sky Sports after United’s Champions League defeat, De Gea stated: “The important thing is to focus on football. We have a big game against Everton and more important games are coming in the next few months.
“That’s the main thing, not thinking about anything else. You have to be focused on what is important, which is the team, winning, training well and being in the best shape to give your all.”
He also added quite passionately: “It’s been many years, eight seasons at the club. I’m really very happy at the club, I always feel the warmth of the fans and those who work at the club.
“But ultimately, the most important thing for the team is concentrating on where we need to be, which is winning games and not thinking about contracts and other things that can distract you.
“You don’t have time to think about things that aren’t totally important. There’s no time to think of anything other than football.”
An apt response, and another reason why the Red Devils will be eager to keep him as their no.1 shot-stopper.