Manchester United have always leaned and anchored on the brilliant De Gea since he joined from Atletico Madrid many years back.
Though widely regarded as the ‘best goalkeeper’ in the world, things have not really churned out as expected for the 28-year-old this season..
An early crash from the World Cup with Spain, almost stained his reputation, certainly did dent it, and then the shocking decline in United’s performance, including getting hit by a raft of issues, put United in very hard place.
De Gea is keen on leaving the Manchester outfit since nothing particularly spectacular has smiled down on him since he became their primary guardian between the sticks.
United have been through the fire this first half of the season, stormed by a lot of pressing and demanding issues, the pangs of this gathering problems threatens their position on the table and risk them losing De Gea in the summer.
It is understood De Gea is very keen on staying at Old Trafford according to manager Jose Mourinho, but that needs to reflect in paper.
The 28-year-old has not put pen to paper, piqueing swirling interests from suitors. United will trigger a a one-year contract extension which currently exits within his deal, according to a report in BBC and remain hopeful they can convince De Gea over that period.