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De Gea 'orders agent Mendes to get Real Madrid deal done'

La Liga By: Collins Udeme | 15/07/2017

De Gea 'orders agent Mendes to get Real Madrid deal done'

Spanish star David De Gea is reportedly desperate to quit Manchester United for Real Madrid after ordering his agent Jorge Mendes to get Los Blancos deal the done.

Reports to this effect in Spain follow the news that Real are ready to pay £50million for the Manchester United keeper. The Spanish giants almost bagged their man in 2015 only for the £29m deal to collapse at the eleventh hour due to paperwork problems.

Spanish transfer outlet Don Balon claim Madrid will try again this summer, with club president Florentino Perez desperate to land the Spanish international.

De Gea, meanwhile, is said to have told his agent Jorge Mendes to get the deal sorted. Should Real sign De Gea, Don Balon add that Perez will look to offload first-choice keeper Keylor Navas to Paris Saint-Germain.

The latest situation is sure to increase the bad blood between United and Real, who are currently training at the same UCLA base in Los Angeles.

The rivals have been squabbling over who has the best facilities and hotels. United have however, made it clear the Spaniard is not for sale.

De Gea, 26, has won seven honours since joining Manchester United from Atletico Madrid in 2011 and helped Jose Mourinho to a Europa League and EFL Cup double last season.