- David De Gea has rejected to pen new £350,000-a-week deal unless Man Utd qualify for Champions League next campaign
- The Spanish stopper wants to stay at Old Trafford United but is keen on winning the UCL
- David De Gea’s proposed new deal of £350,000-a-week would see him beat Paul Pogba to get second spot at United
David De Gea has warned he will not sign a new £350,000-a-week deal at Manchester United unless the Old Trafford giants qualify for next season Champions League.
The UK Sun citing MEN, revealed that the 28-year-old shot-stopper, who is rated as one of the world's best and has performed excellently as the last man in defence for the Red Devils severally since Sir Alex Ferguson’s exit in 2013.
However, the Spaniard is set to quit the Theater of Dreams next summer, after his present deal he penned in September 2015 expires.
David De Gea’s proposed new deal of £350,000-a-week would see him leapfrog Paul Pogba to get nearer to Alexis Sanchez’s £505,000-a-week who is currently the club's highest earner.
The report further hinted that Man United’s failure to make it to the 2019/20 Champions League campaign is likely to have a negative effect on De Gea’s future at the club.
At the moment, Man United are placed fifth on the Premier League log, two points adrift of fourth-placed Arsenal after suffering their first EPL defeat in 90 days.
But club boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer — who sealed a permanent three-year contract at Old Trafford today — is eager to keep the ex-Atletico safe hands.
Despite United fans falling in love with De Gea since arriving in 2011, the shot-stopper is targeting the Champions League, and will only consider a club with the ability and prospects to play in the competition.
Man United battle La Liga giants Barcelona in a tough Champions League quarter-finals showdown billed for next month, with the first leg slated for April 10.
The Old Trafford dwellers will tackle the pair of Watford and Wolves in the English topflight ahead of their cracker against Barca.
Interestingly, the Red Devils will face a five days deciding moment in the Premier League late next month, as United trade tackles with Man City and Chelsea at Old Trafford on April 24 and 28.
A positive result in both games will no doubt have a significant effect on United’s top four finish as well as ensuring De Gea ‘s demands are on course.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reacted following his confirmation as permanent manager of Manchester United on Thursday, March 28, after replacing Jose Mourinho in interim capacity since mid-December.
In an exclusive interview with MUTV, the Norwegian revealed he is excited after penning a three-year permanent contract with the Red Devils
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