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.
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.