Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has expressed confidence that first choice goalkeeper David De Gea will commit his long-term future to the club.
Solskjaer talked about De Gea and his contractual situation at Manchester United during his pre-match press conference on Friday morning ahead of the Leicester City game.
The Norwegian tactician also said that he doesn’t know much about the situation of things concerning a new contract for De Gea.
David De Gea has less than a year left on his contract at Manchester United meaning that he could walk away for free next summer.
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As a matter of fact, he can start to speak with foreign clubs as from the start of the new year.
Foreign clubs like French champions Paris Saint Germain (PSG) and Italian Serie A champions Juventus were linked with him during the summer’s transfer window.
David De Gea has been at Manchester United since 2011 when he joined the club from Spanish La Liga giants Atletico Madrid.
He was part of the last Manchester United squad to win the Premier League title during the 2012/13 season under the guidance of legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
De Gea has been the first choice Manchester United shot stopper since his transfer eight years ago.