David de Gea sends message to Manchester United fans on Twitter

David De Gea kicking

David de Gea has committed his long-term future to Manchester United.

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his delight at signing a new contract.

De Gea has put pen to paper on a new four-year contract with the option on a further year, as announced on United’s official website earlier today.

Spain international goalkeeper De Gea was linked with a move to Spanish giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window.

The former Atletico Madrid star would have joined the 2014 Champions League winners on transfer deadline day had there not been a delay with the paperwork, as reported by Sky Sports.

De Gea is one of the best goalkeepers in the world and has been the best player for United for the past two years.

The Spaniard is the best goalkeeper on the Red Devils' books at the moment, and him staying at Old Trafford is only going to help the team challenge for the Premier League title this season.

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