Manchester United keeper De Gea 'just here to rest' after Madrid arrival

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David De Gea refused to give any hints over his future, after arriving in Madrid on Thursday.

As is habitual with footballers jetting around on their holidays, there are commonly journalists stationed at airport arrivals, ready to jump at the opportunity to ask questions, should they spot any stars.

Such was the case on Thursday afternoon, per video coverage by AS, when Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea arrived at Barajas international airport in the Spanish capital.

After posing for a photo with a fan, De Gea was swiftly accosted by a Spanish journalist, keen for a scoop over a proposed move to Real Madrid, amidst suggestions a deal could be struck by this weekend.

Asked where he was heading, De Gea bluntly replied: "Home to my house."

When quizzed if his arrival in Madrid signifies a deal with Real is close, the 24-year-old international keeper simply responded: "I'm just here to rest."

Evidently, De Gea doesn't wish to discuss his future with anyone in the media right now, whilst there are such contrasting opinions regarding his situation, in England and Spain.

The Daily Star and The Mirror insist that Manchester United have neither received a formal offer from Real Madrid, nor are the Old Trafford club willing to negotiate on a valuation of around £25 million.

Meanwhile in Spain, AS claim that Manchester United have conceded in their bid to keep De Gea, whilst also fearing that failure to reach a suitable deal with Real Madrid for the goalkeeper, might hinder their chances of signing defender Sergio Ramos. 

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