Jamie Carragher reacts on Twitter to De Gea's Manchester United contract

Jamie Carragher

Former Liverpool defender is sceptical David de Gea will be at Manchester United long-term.

Manchester United secured a major piece of their future earlier today, by announcing on their official club website goalkeeper David de Gea has sign a new deal with the club.

De Gea has signed for four years, with a clause in place to extend the contract for a fifth.

The news came just days after his potential summer transfer to Real Madrid broke down on deadline day.

Ever the party pooper, former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher was sceptical over the deal.

Taking to Twitter he suggested De Gea will be off in any case, speculating the new contract will have a release clause in, should Madrid come knocking again.

Carragher may only be asking what sceptical fans are thinking, and it is not unlikely that Real will revisit the possibility of signing De Gea in the future.

The deal also allows United to get a better price for the Spaniard than they would have done in January, as he could have left on a free transfer next summer.

It is a show of faith either way from De Gea to either stay, or help out his side financially, and with United hosting Liverpool this weekend, fans should enjoy the dramatic turnaround in fortunes.

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