David De Gea could become the richest goalkeeper in
history if he accepts a bumper new contract being
offered to him at Manchester United, UK’s Metro
reports via the Sun.
The Spaniard has been one of United’s stand-out
performers this season and has reportedly attracted
attention from Real Madrid, who are looking for a long-
term replacement for Iker Casillas.
But Louis van Gaal is determined to keep De Gea at Old
Trafford and according to the Sun, the club are set to
offer him a new five-year deal, worth a mammoth
The 24-year-old will pocket £140,000-a-week, more
than double his current salary.
It would also see him earn more than Manchester City’s
Joe Hart, who is also believed to be in line for a new
contract at the Etihad.