Jubilation at Old Trafford as top Man United superstar announces birth of 1st child

Jubilation at Old Trafford as top Man United superstar announces birth of 1st child

- De Gea announced in November that he and his longtime partner were expecting their first child

- Months on and the baby has finally arrived, with the United goalie making the announcement on social media

- Prior to the announcement, Olee Gunnar Solskjaer revealed De Gea would be absent for a few games ‘for personal reasons’

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Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has been conspicuously absent from his team’s last few games, begging concern from fans.

Man United star David De Gea announces birth of first child
De Gea and his partner Edurne Garcia are the newest parents in town. Photo by Karwai Tang
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Prior to the Crystal Palace game, Solskjaer confirmed De Gea was missing from the squad due to ‘personal reasons’ but did not divulge further.

Days later and De Gea has finally let his fans in on what is really going on and it is quite delightful as He recently welcomed his first baby with his long-time partner Edurne Garcia.

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News that the goalie was expecting his first child first hit the public in November 2020 through De Ge via a sweet social media post which he captioned, “Baby is coming”.

Three months later and United’s number one once again took to social media with baby news, this time telling his fans the bundle of joy was finally here.

Who is De Gea’s partner?

De Gea’s partner Edurne is a singer, songwriter, and television presenter who has been with De Ge since 2010.

She is five years older than the United keeper and initially rose to fame in 2005 when she got a starring role in the Spanish show Operacion Triunfo.

Having already missed several of his side’s games, it is highly unlikely De Gea will be back in time for upcoming fixtures.

United face rivals Manchester City in the derby on Sunday, March 7 before preparing for a tough Europa League clash against AC Milan four days later.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Solskjaer who is the gaffer of Premier League side Manchester United claimed that he may be forced to stop his brilliant midfielder Bruno Fernandes from playing for Portugal later this month.

Portugal will be playing three games this month in the World Cup qualifiers and their first tie will be against Azerbaijan on March 24 and will also face Portugal three days later before their last game of the month against Luxembourg on March 30.

Bruno Fernandes is one of the biggest Portuguese players coach Santos will be relying on for these three games in their quest to qualify for the next FIFA World Cup.

Ibitoye Shittu is an award winning Sports Journalist with more than 10 years experience in News-writing, reporting and Public Relation. He is an HND and B.SC holder of Mass Communication and can be reached on Twitter @Ibishittu

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