Mourinho: 'We want to keep De Gea'

Benfica goalkeeper Ederson has been linked with Manchester United

Benfica goalkeeper Ederson has been linked with Manchester United

The Argentine global has impressed manager Jose Mourinho this season as a more than able deputy to De Gea - so much so that he is set to earn a new contract in the coming weeks.

José Mourinho has confirmed that David de Gea will not play for Manchester United again this season but insists the 'keeper will play for the club in their first pre-season game against LA Galaxy in July.

United fear David De Gea will finally join Real Madrid this summer and the Spanish worldwide won't play again this season having already been left out of their last two games.

The 24-year-old has a €100 million release clause in his contract with Atleti, making him the most expensive goalkeeper in the world, though his cost would largely be offset by the transfer fee received for De Gea as United will demand a significant sum for him.

But that will be turned into a new three-year deal if he becomes the official number one.

As revealed in SunSport he has already spoken to De Gea and told him that he will have talks with him about his future once the Europa League Final is out the way.

He will not play either Of United's two remaining games against Crystal Palace next Sunday or against Ajax in the final of the Europa League next Wednesday in Stockholm.

United will demand £60m for De Gea and manager Jose Mourinho has identified Oblak as a potential replacement for the Spain worldwide.

Sergio Romero has been great and I think he is a very good global goalkeeper and he has to stay.

Oblak is strong and confident in the air, so he should be well-suited to the rigours of Premier League football, and his reflexes and shot-stopping are truly remarkable even for a 'keeper of his already considerable standing.

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