£33m World-class star agrees personal terms as Manchester United & Real Madrid thrash out fee

Manchester United’s David De Gea has agreed personal terms with Real Madrid on a move to the Bernabeu as transfer deadline day looms.

According to the Metro [via the Daily Star], the Spanish keeper has settled on a contract with his would-be new employers.

All that remains to happen now, it would seem, is for the two clubs to settle on a fee for the player. However, this detail may prove to be a sticking point and, despite coming to his own agreement with Real, De Gea remains at the mercy of United.

The Red Devils are believed to be holding out for £33 million for the world-class goalkeeper, although it appears as though Real are hesitant to meet this fee knowing that they can acquire the international for free when his contract comes to an end next summer.

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De Gea is yet to feature for United so far this season, and in his absence, his would-be replacement Sergio Romero—who arrived at the club on a free transfer this summer—has impressed, allying fears that Louis van Gaal’s side would struggle enormously should De Gea leave before the window closes.

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