David De Gea signs Manchester United contract: Statements in full

Goalkeeper has signed a new four-year deal

Click to follow
The Independent Football

David De Gea has signed a new Manchester United contract, agreeing a four-year deal at Old Trafford.

The announcement on Manchester United's website included the following statements from the goalkeeper and manager Louis van Gaal.

David De Gea said:

“I am delighted to be starting this new chapter in my United career. I have always enjoyed playing with these great players in front of our fantastic fans. Manchester United is a special club and Old Trafford is an ideal place for me to continue to develop my career. I’m looking forward to putting a difficult summer behind me and concentrating on working hard to improve and help my teammates to be successful.”

 

Louis van Gaal said:

“I am absolutely delighted David has signed a new contract. He is one of the best goalkeepers in world football. I am very pleased that he will be part of the team for many years to come. David made a very important contribution to our performance last season and he has been the club’s Player of the Year for the last two seasons. He is a popular player who is keen to learn and enhance his game. At such a young age for a goalkeeper, he has many years ahead of him.”

Comments