Reports from Spain claim that Real Madrid will reignite their pursuit of David de Gea this summer, but then loan him back to Manchester United.
Los Blancos were on the cusp of signing the Spanish goalkeeper last year before an administrative error saw the switch break down on deadline day.
De Gea signed a new four-year contract at United after the failed transfer, but Madrid feel that business is unfinished, according to radio station Cope.
But, strangely, Cope adds that the 25-year-old would be loaned back to Old Trafford for a season if Madrid manage to strike a deal with United.
That would allow the impressive Keylor Navas to remain Real’s number one for a while longer, but seems an unlikely clause for either club to sanction.
It would make United appear a small club, and there would be no reason for Madrid to loan out arguably the world’s best goalkeeper after a long pursuit.
But that does not mean De Gea to Real is dead. Madrid are under a transfer embargo from September and could make a desperate swoop this summer.
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