News of this deal was announced via Sky Sports official Twitter account on Monday evening and Kaylor Navas is poised to move to Old Trafford as he has been included as makeweight in this transfer.
BREAKING NEWS: Sky Sources – Real Madrid sign David De Gea from Manchester United. Keylor Navas IS part of the deal #SSNHQ
— Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) August 31, 2015
De Gea had been linked with a move to the Santiago Bernabeu for the whole summer transfer window and the saga has now finally come to an end following the breaking news.
The 24-year-old will become the third player to leave Old Trafford today after Adnan Januzaj completed a season-long loan move to Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund and Mexican striker Javier Hernandez signed for Bayer Leverkusen on a permanent basis.
Following De Gea’s arrival in Manchester from Atletico Madrid in the summer of 2011, he initially struggled to adapt to the physicality of English football, however, his form would soon improve and he was voted as the club’s Player of the Year for the past two seasons.
DONE DEAL: Manchester United confirm striker has completed switch to Bundesliga giants
Manchester United supporters react to David De Gea’s imminent departure to Real Madrid on Twitter
DONE DEAL: Manchester United starlet joins Bundesliga giants on season-long loan deal