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Manchester United: Real went cold on De Gea transfer as Van Gaal abused the player’s trust

by | 2nd, September 2015

Manchester United says David De Gea did not join Real Madrid because the Spaniards are tricky and wriggly and wrong. Sir Alex Ferguson once said he would not  “sell that mob a virus ”. But it looks a lot like United who have been caught cold.

United say Real did not make any contact about De Gea until the final morning of their transfer window, only making a formal bid at 12.45pm. Eventually a deal was struck for cash plus Real ‘keeper Keylor Navas.

United say it then

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