David De Gea

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  1. Jul 14, 2017

    Jericholyte2 Full Member

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    No matter how good Romeroa and Pereira are or can be, you'd be willing to lose arguably the best keeper in the world for a striker who has never scored 30 in a season (not first choice I know but the fact remains)?
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    Raoul Admin

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    Depends how you look at it. I'm confident Romero can do a great job if Dave leaves and I'm also confident Morata will in a couple of years be one of the best strikers in the world. If Dave really wants to leave then we could do a lot worse imo.
  3. Jul 14, 2017

    prtk0811 Banned

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    Absolutely not , how will it be a great deal for both parties. Madrid need goals of morata and need money for mbappe and we don't need another striker and will need a goal keeper too.
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    Reafer Full Member

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    In what way?

    Consider all the surrounding points (whole context) given, and not to ignore it.

    So far, Real doesn't put enough effort in buying De Gea, and do they even bid with shit load of money to get De Gea? Nope, so far, they don't push forward the deal to get him in this transfer window, within the recent Morata negotiation, or previous windows, they even canceled it at the last minute (that fax-machine fail funny story). From this, we can conclude high like they're not that interested in getting De Gea and no quick urgency/plan to replace Navas. If Real really are that interested, then why don't they get him already? Clearly, they have the financial strength, great winning top class squad and De Gea is known to be very fond. They hold the strong cards here.

    ^ But of course, all of us can only speculate, and the transfer could happen now onwards.. or not. Hope not.

    Did you even think it through?
  5. Jul 15, 2017

    POF Full Member

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    There's something that doesn't add up on this rumour. The ESPN article mentioned that United aren't worried because they don't feel Real can afford him. It almost suggests a buyout/release clause. If not then United have no obligation whatsoever to sell, irrespective of what Real can afford.

    Now that United are no longer chasing Morata I am surprised this one came up again. It is a rumour that just won't go away and there is a sense of inevitability about it.

    If Joel is the long term plan at United then I think Jose would like at least another 1-2 years from De Gea before he leaves.
  6. Jul 15, 2017

    Pavl3n Full Member

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    If Madrid are setting the price for 2nd choice striker, who mainly gets in their team as a sub at £80m, you could imagine the price tag we set on one of the three best keepers in the world.
    They played hardball and so should we.
    £120 and no less.
  7. Jul 15, 2017

    Cassidy Not to be confused with Cassady the Liverpool fan

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    Too cheap.
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    Pavl3n Full Member

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    Honestly if they were to buy him and you are Woody, how much would you demand?
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    Sunny Jim Full Member

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    Indeed. Id honestly set the price at 150 mil or Varane + Morata+Marcelo.

    Edit: just for the laughs ;)
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    William_Meredith Banned

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    Bale, Navas, and a weekend with Ronaldo's Mrs.
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    Cassidy Not to be confused with Cassady the Liverpool fan

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    They wanted 80m for their second striker who is not even a top 15 player.
    They offered 120m for a teenager.
    150m is a minimum. TBH I wouldn't settle for less than Bale plus cash.
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    EDIT: well, @William_Meredith aced it :lol:
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    William_Meredith Banned

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    In all seriousness, I'd probably pitch for around £40m and Asensio. I feel he would be a great option on the right wing and suited to the Premier League, and my impression is Real don't regard him as much of a 'box office' name as the usual suspects. If not, it's probably best just to rule the whole thing out up front.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Adisa Full Member

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    Confirmation that he's staying. Looks like he is not keen on leaving either.
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    There's an important part of Jose's quote from the press conference that isn't mentioned there.

    He said he doesn't think it was a good feeling for De Gea after Real "closed" the possibility of a transfer.

    Basically saying that De Gea has bad feelings toward Real because they pulled out at the last minute/the fax machine broke/they didn't want him enough. Therefore he doesn't see a possibility of him leaving.
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    Adisa Full Member

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    Crucial point and why I think Perez sounded so pessimistic about him.
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    AbusementPark Operates the Unfairest Wheel

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    Thats how its done, club signalling their intention to Madrid to not even waste their time bidding for him. Glad hes staying, great keeper and showed a lot of class and commitment the last transfer saga.
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    Should start looking at increasing his contract now.
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    Adisa Full Member

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    Agree but think he's the fax thing. They had the chance to sign him last summer but refused. Must have irked him. Or maybe it's still the fax which would make almost two years of speculation seem stupid.
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    Subho611 Full Member

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    I think what probably irked him was the lowballing tactics RM employed to acquire a player of his ability and potential. It tells a lot about how your future employers value you.
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    BennyBlanco fixated with Shaw's bum

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    Am I reading it wrong?

    It read like Mourinho "opened" it again, this summer and Real backed off, again.
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    He probably spoke to him regarding the interest again so gave him the option and DDG turned round and said "Feck em the useless cnuts, I am staying here"
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    Von Mistelroum Full Member

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    This is how I understood it too. He said they closed it or something. Seemed he was saying that we had opened the door, but Real closed it.
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    Adisa Full Member

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    The website doesn't have all the quotes.
    He says he spoke to Dave and Dave being a honest guy makes it difficult for him to leave.
    He also says Dave has bad feeling towards Madrid.
    I think when he says "they", he's referring to De Gea and his people.
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    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    Total guess but I'm thinking that it probably involved Mourinho talking to Dave at the start of the summer to get a sense of where he was at so he could plan his squad.

    Something like "You know, I never try to keep a player that doesn't want to be here so if you want to move now is the time to tell me"

    To which De Gea explained where he was at and Mourinho and co left happy in the knowledge he is committed to us.
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    LawCharltonBest Obsessive dog poo sniffer & anal about tweets

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    De Gea can't go until he's won another PL title with us!

    Or according to LvG, his first one with us
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    full quotes

    "I can guarantee that he's not going this season," Mourinho said. "And my feeling is it will be very difficult for him to go.

    "He's a very honest boy, very straight. He was contacted for a long time, the club was close, then we open [negotiations] because I always have this feeling of when a player has a desire to go, I don't like to stop players to go because in the end you don't get what you expect from them if they want to move and they don't.

    "So we opened it and then they decided to close [negotations] and I don't think the feeling from him [toward Real] is very, very good.

    "I see him very happy and focused and working better than ever, so for me, 100 percent, he stays with us."
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    Nero Full Member

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    So basically it sounds like De Gea wanted to go, we allowed it to happen, Madrid decided not to go ahead with it, and De Gea said well feck you then.
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    Judas Open to offers

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    Well clearly he wanted to go at one point, but I don't think it was this summer.
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    abhayselvan Full Member

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    Madrid has been stringing De Gea along for three years now but don't want to pay up. I think De Gea must be fed up by now and might entirely give up the idea of moving to Real and commit to us for the long term.
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    Scarecrow Requested ban until 08/02/2018

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    Who gives a feck about the details? Dave stays.
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    No, if you look at Mourinho said, I think it was this summer. It was reported before the end of season (Castles) that Mourinho had asked De Gea if he wanted to join Madrid and De Gea replied that he did eventually want to go there. So, Mourinho opened the door for him to leave this summer. We probably asked for Morata in return and Madrid naturally tried playing their games by saying that they were not interested in De Gea and tried flogging Morata to us for £80m. Madrid probably had plans to go in for De Gea after the Morata deal (according to reports), but I reckon De Gea decided against leaving after Madrid rejected moving for him earlier in the summer.
    Now what we need to do is extend De Gea's contract as currently he has 2 years+1 optional year that I presume we'll take, but by next summer even if we take the option, he'll only have 2 years left on his contract and Madrid will try getting him for relatively cheap.
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    whatwha Where's my diarrhea damnit

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    This is my read on the situation too. Might be a good time to extend his contract (without increasing pay much, he's already the best paid GK in the world by some distance)
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    AlexUTD New Member

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    Yeah good on you Dave! Tell the circus club to feck off!
  36. Jul 23, 2017

    van Nistelrooy Full Member

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    "I can guarantee that he is not going this season"

    Am I dwelling too much on the last part of Mourinho's comment? So we have confirmed that he is staying put for the forthcoming season, but will he be gone next summer? Could we have already promised to let him go next season?

    We need to significantly extend his contract to put my mind at ease.
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    Nero Full Member

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    Don't think that means anything, the conversation was about De Gea leaving this summer so it's just natural to say no he'll be with us next season.

    Also, Mourinho made it clear that we would have let him leave this summer if he wanted to go, so there would be no need to promise to let him go next year.
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    whatwha Where's my diarrhea damnit

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    "Hey David, please sign this new contract or RedCafe poster van Nistelrooy won't have any peace of mind!" ;)
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    van Nistelrooy Full Member

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    Do you think it would work?
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    The Sun are reporting that Madrid will still attempt to sign De Gea after their upcoming match, even though Mourinho has claimed it wont happen.

    I'm worried if they bid enough, the offer might be too good to turn down for United, who know he will end up at Madrid at some point or another.