De Gea Makes Final Decision On His Man United Future Ahead Of Dean Henderson Battle

David de Gea has made a decision on his Manchester United future ahead of the battle for a no 1 spot at Old Trafford. The 30-year-old goalkeeper is reportedly happy to stay at Manchester United and fight with England international Dean Henderson for a place in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side next season.

The Spaniard is determined to return to Manchester United and compete with Dean Henderson for the No 1 jersey next season, according to reports.

De Gea faced increased pressure from Henderson at the back end of the 2020-21 campaign, with the England international starting 26 games.

United head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer regularly rotated his goalkeepers as he tried to land on a winning formula and the boss is yet to decide on his No 1 for the coming campaign.

Meanwhile, De Gea has previously been linked with a move back to his native Spain and came close to joining Real Madrid in 2015.

Moreover, the 30-year-old is under contract with United until the summer of 2023 and has a further 12-month option on his £375,000-a-week contract.

He will be one of four goalkeepers at United next season, alongside Henderson, veteran Lee Grant and new signing Tom Heaton, but is reportedly happy with his situation.

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As per ESPN, David De Gea is determined to fight for his place in the starting XI rather than trying to force a move away from Old Trafford.

The 30-year-old will therefore try to impress Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ahead of the start of the campaign against Leeds United on August 14.

Although De Gea could be at a disadvantage because he is set to miss the start of pre-season after being involved in the Spain squad which reached the semi-finals of Euro 2020.

The United star will go on holiday after Spain’s elimination from Euro 2020, allowing Henderson a chance to get a head start.

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