Manager Louis van Gaal has left out the 33-year-old but chose David De Gea, who has also been the subject rumours about his future. One difference between the pair is that the younger goalkeeper hasn’t fallen out with the Dutchman though, with the coach actually coming out and saying he wants to sell the former Barcelona man.
This doesn’t seem to have knocked the Spain international, and he has revealed his desire to work his way back in to the first team fold.
— Victor Valdes (@1victorvaldes) September 3, 2015
The Red Devils have had Sergio Romero between the sticks in every match so far this season. However, now that the transfer window has closed, they could return the De Gea. Player of the season for the last two campaigns, the stopper will no longer be distracted by rumours linking him to Real Madrid.
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This could leave Valdes behind his countryman, Romero, and possibly 22-year-old Sam Johnstone in the pecking order. It may be only a matter of time before United sell him on.