Manchester United fans react on Twitter as David de Gea signs contract extension

David de Gea

David de Gea signed a new contract with Manchester United.

De Gea ended speculation about his future by signing a new four year contract with Manchester United.

The 24-year-old Spaniard is arguably the best goalkeeper in the Premier League, and one of the best in the world, and the new deal comes after his collapsed deadline day move to Real Madrid.

Having sat out of competitive action since the start of the season, and with the failed move, it looked as if De Gea would be spending this campaign counting down his contract on the sidelines.

However, with the new deal agreed, it is expected that De Gea will return to Louis van Gaal’s first-team set-up this weekend as the Reds take on fierce rivals Liverpool.

There are no guarantees that De Gea will see out the new four year contract - five years if he signs the extra option in the deal - and a move to Madrid should still be expected in the future.

However, for now, De Gea is still a Manchester United player, and if he shows the kind of form he did last season, the Red Devils should face no trouble securing a top four place in the Premier League once again.

Following the confirmation of the deal, United fans took to Twitter to express their delight at the news.

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