Manchester United have exercised their right to activate the one year extension of the contract of goalkeeper, David De-Gea. The Spanish goalkeeper current deal is meant to expire at the end of the season but the club have decided to keep their star man for at least an extra year. The 28 year old goalkeeper has been the shining star of the team in the last couple of years at the club. De Gea who has won United best player of the season for four of the last five years has been instrumental in the club’s success lately.
The news about United extending De Gea’s contract came in as a surprise to many as they expect that he will be committing to a long term future before the end of the season. The former Atlético Madrid keeper moved to Old Trafford in 2011 under Sir Alex Ferguson and has made a great impression on the club and its fans this contract extension means that he will not be able to speak to any suitors this summer and will have to stay at the club till at least 2020.
There have been speculations that he wants a move out of Old Trafford but many believed that he wants the future of manager, Jose Mourinho sorted out first before he knows the next move to take. His likely destination if he wish to leave will definitely be a return to Spain.