English Premier League Manchester United are in danger of losing their goalkeeper.
Spanish media Todo Pichajes reported on the 4th (Korean time) that Italian Serie A AS Roma are considering signing De Gea.
On the 30th of last month, The Athletic reported that De Gea had rejected the club’s first offer of renewal. Manchester United offered a pay cut, which De Gea did not accept. De Gea’s weekly wage is £375,000, which is the highest in the Premier League.
While Manchester United is confident that they will convince De Gea,
Todo Pichajes predicts that AS Roma jump in and the outcome could be different.
De Gea’s transfer to AS Roma draws attention due to his relationship with manager José Mourinho. Mourinho worked with De Gea at Manchester United from 2016 to 2018. De Gea played as the starting goalkeeper under Mourinho and helped the club win the Euroleague and EFL Cup in the 2016-17 season.
Coach Mourinho, who has led Roma since last season, plans to find a new goalkeeper to replace the main goalkeeper Juan Patricio in the transfer market next summer.
De Gea’s four-year contract signed in 2019 expires at the end of this season.
In general, if you negotiate with another team as a free agent, it is advantageous to raise your personal conditions because there is no transfer fee.
However, even so, it is a burden for any team to meet the weekly wage conditions of De Gea, who is considered the highest level in the Premier League. Britain’s The Sun analyzed, “Roma are aware that signing De Gea will require a ‘significant financial effort’.”
Roma isn’t the only team threatening Manchester United. Italy’s Juventus and France’s Ligue 1 Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in signing De Gea.
Losing De Gea would ruin Manchester United’s blueprint.바카라 Manchester United is aiming for a massive reinforcement in the upcoming summer transfer window, in the second season of manager Tenhach. Forefront strikers, midfielders, and center backs are expected to be reinforced, but if De Gea leaves, some of the transfer fee must be invested in recruiting the starting goalkeeper.
De Gea joined Old Trafford from Atletico Madrid in 2011-12 and this year is his 12th season at Manchester United. He played 530 matches for Manchester United, including cup competitions.