The stopper’s switch to the Spanish capital has been one of the key transfer sagas of the summer window, and following Iker Casillas’s departure to FC Porto [Mirror], it appears as though the Merengues have increased their efforts to secure the signature of the highly-rated former Atletico Madrid man.
However, one ex-United star appears keen to prevent the keeper’s departure.
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) July 22, 2015
Rio Ferdinand has taken to social media seemingly with the intention of making one final bid to keep the guardsman in the north-west.
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The former defender—who hung up his boots after being relegated with Queens Park Rangers in the 2014-15 season—took to his personal Instagram account and shared a video of him sitting in his car, dancing along to a recording to ‘Please Don’t Go’, the No. 1 hit recorded by KWS.
Take a look at the video and let us know whether you think Rio’s plea might be enough to sway De Gea—who reportedly wants a move to Real [Mirror]—to keep him at Old Trafford.
No, we don’t think so either…