The Daily Record reports that Manchester United have lined up Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen as a potential replacement for David De Gea.
United are yet to agree to De Gea’s huge £350,000-a-week wage demands, that’s according to The Sun, with the Spaniard free to negotiate a free transfer with another club next January.
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This summer is the last opportunity for United to cash in on Cillessen.
It’s understood that the Red Devils could sign the 28-year-old from Barcelona for €25m with the addition of some performance-related bonuses.
David de Gea’s form for Manchester United has taken a very big hit in recent months. The Spaniard has made more than a few costly mistakes for the Red Devils.
The Dutchman recently spoke of his desire to find a new club this summer to Goal via Ziggosport, Cillessen cannot play second fiddle to Marc-Andre Ter Stegen for the rest of his career and he’s shown his quality when called upon by Barcelona.
The stopper has been the first choice for the Copa Del Rey all through his three-year spell in Catalonia, Cillessen has won the competition twice with Barca and could make it a third this season.
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