Manchester United goalkeeper has turned down Manchester United’s new contract offer, MySportDab reports.
David de Gea has retained his place as Manchester United’s first-choice goalkeeper under Erik Ten Hag.
But his contact at Old Trafford runs out at the end of the season.
David de Gea is one of the highest-paid Manchester United players, earning a whooping £375,000 every week.
Manchester United are reportedly eager to renew his contract given his brilliance between the sticks for the Red Devils.
However, the club has to hurdle through a difficult decision in their bid to renew David De Gea’s contract.
Now according to reports, Manchester United want to reduce David De Gea’s weekly wage if they must renew his contract.
David de Gea and the club are now struggling to thrash out their differences on the wage before a new deal can be brokered.
David de Gea is the highest-paid goalkeeper in the world with his £375,000 wage cap.
The Spaniard has been legendary between the sticks for Manchester United since joining the club from Atletico Madrid in 2011.
He has made 500 appearances and has won the Premier League, FA Cup, Carabao Cup, Community shield, and other domestic trophies with Manchester United.
Before Erik Ten Hag assumes the reins as Manchester United’s new manager, there were questions about whether the Dutch will enlist the Spaniard in his new Manchester United setup.
MySportDab understands David de Gea is now part of Erik Ten Hag’s Manchester United plan.
Erik Ten Hag has given the nod for David de Gea to remain Manchester United’s first-choice after his recent successes at the team.
Nevertheless, the Athletic has revealed Manchester United earnestly want to slash David de Gea’s wage earning despite wanting to renew his contract for the club and the Spaniard has reportedly turned down the new offer with yet to be disclosed new wage cap.
However, there are reports despite the current initial faceoff in the contract renewal talks, there are signals there will be a positive ending.
David de Ga has started 26 Premier League matches for Manchester United this season, including 10 Europa League games, and 2 EFL Cup matches.