Manchester United attacker Juan Mata has insisted shot stopper David De Gea is delighted at the club, despite stalling on contract extension.
The Spain international goalkeeper has been connected with a transfer to la Liga side Real Madrid this summer window as contract negotiations continues to ‘drag’.
The former Chelsea playmaker is believed to be close friends with the former Atletico Madrid shot stopper, revealed he want De Gea to remain at Old Trafford, but reports have suggested the goalie is demanding a similar bumper wage as club misfit, Chile international forward Alexis Sanchez to commit to a fresh deal at the Premier League club.
European giants Paris Saint Germian and Serie A heavyweight Juventus are believed to also be in the transfer race to secure the signature of the goalkeeper on a free contract in the summer of 2020.
But his friend, Juan Mata has insisted David De Gea is happy at Old Trafford and admitted that his close associate is still discussing a new contract with the club.
He could not bail United out against Everton on Sunday at Goodison park as he performed below park in their 4-0 humiliation of the Red devils.
Norwegian boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hopeful South American forward Alexis Sanchez can contribute to the Red Devils top four struggle now that he has recovered from injury.
The former Barcelona and Arsenal forward came on for the 20-time English champions in their UEFA Champions League last-8 tie replacing England international Jesse Lingard in the tail end of the encounter but couldn’t assist stop the humiliation by FC Barcelona.
The 30-year-old attacker – who banks £505,000-weekly has scored only five times in over 40 matches in all competitions for the side, and might just be on his way out of the club in the summer.