David De Gea signed a new Manchester United contract…(Picture: Getty)
David De Gea signed a new Manchester United deal – only for the club to withdraw their offer after failing to complete their side of the paperwork.
The Spaniard is out of contract later this week and will be free to join another club on a free transfer.
That’s despite the Athletic claiming that De Gea had already signed a new deal with the club.
De Gea agreed to a significant pay decrease to the £375,000-a-week deal that he signed in 2019.
The Spaniard put pen-to-paper on an extension, only for the club to fail to fulfill their side of the proposal.
The club consequently withdrew the offer, and submitted a new proposal to De Gea on further reduced terms.
De Gea’s form nosedived towards the end of the season (Photo by Will Palmer/Sportsphoto/Allstar Via Getty Images)
De Gea, who is understandably annoyed, is yet to agree to the new proposal.
The Spaniard has offers on the table from Saudi Arabia but he wants to remain in Europe to compete at the highest level.
It means United have just four days to come to a resolution with De Gea over a new contract, before he becomes a free agent.
Andre Onana, the Inter Milan goalkeeper, is United’s first choice to replace De Gea.
The Cameroon international would cost around £43m.
MORE : Adrien Rabiot rejects Manchester United offer and signs new deal with Juventus
MORE : Inter Milan director in England to finalise Andre Onana transfer with Manchester United
For more stories like this, check our sport page.
Follow Metro Sport for the latest news on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.