The De Gea-Real Madrid links continue to surface…
David De Gea and Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal haven’t spoken to each other properly for months and their relationship has completely broken down, reports Spainish news source AS.
The shocking revelation comes just as reports in the British press were claiming that Real Madrid had cooled their interest in De Gea and the goalkeeper would like put an end to his protracted stalemate at Old Trafford and sign a new deal.
AS site recent interviews with van Gaal where he has attempted to dampen the praise De Gea has been receiving for his impressive form this season which has kept Man United in a number of games, saying it’s merely his job.
“De Gea is not giving us points because he is our goalkeeper. You obligation is to catch balls. If anyone thinks he is an exception for it, sorry, wrong,” said van Gaal, reports AS.
The Spanish press have repeatedly linked the former Atletico man with a return to Spain and the continuing snipes from the sidelines from van Gaal continue to fuel their fire.
The report from AS also claims that Real Madrid are still interested in acquiring De Gea’s series with Jorge Mendes said to be in contact with Los Blancos over the situation.