Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea applauds the fans at the end of the Premier League match at St Mary's, Southampton.

Solskjaer hails De Gea as ‘the best in the world’ after new deal


Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes David De Gea is the world’s best goalkeeper.

De Gea, who was out of contract at the end of the season, has agreed a new four-year contract with the club that will keep him at Old Trafford until at least June 2023, with an option for a further year.

Solskjaer said: “I am delighted that David has committed his long-term future to the club. Over recent years, David has proved himself to be the best in the world and a vital part of our plans as we look to take Manchester United back to where it belongs.

“David is a fantastic person and his outstanding quality provides the perfect base to our defence.

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“Over his time here, David has really understood the values of playing for Manchester United and now represents everything you want in a goalkeeper.

“As a player he is still hugely determined and hungry to achieve more. We all look forward to working together to meet those ambitions over the coming years.”


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