Atletico Madrid Plotting Move to Sign Manchester United Goalkeeper David de Gea Next Summer

Atletico Madrid Plotting Move to Sign Manchester United Goalkeeper David de Gea Next Summer

  • Atletico Madrid are considering offering Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea a chance to re-join the Spanish giants in 2023
  • The La Liga giants are considering their options in goal ahead of next season, despite having agreed a new six-year deal with current goalkeeper Jan Oblak
  • Oblak is understood to be presently unsettled at Atletico Madrid and is said to be considering his options and a departure from the club

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea could be set for a return to boyhood club Atletico Madrid when the 2023 transfer window opens.

The La Liga giants are in search of a goalkeeper for next season, as speculations suggest current number one goalkeeper Jan Oblak is unsettled in the team.

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David de Gea's contract with Manchester United runs out at the end of the current season. Photo by Michael Regan
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According to 90MIN, Atletico Madrid has identified de Gea as an ideal replacement for the Serbian goalkeeper, who only recently penned a 6-year contract extension with the Madrid side.

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De Gea is out of contract at the end of the current season at Manchester United, and so far, no decision has yet been made on his future by the Red Devils.

Manchester United has an option to trigger a year's extension to de Gea’s deal, although Atletico Madrid are pushing to lure the 31-year-old back to Spain.

Tottenham rival Manchester United for Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak

Meanwhile, Jan Oblak looks almost destined to leave Atletico Madrid next summer, with top English Premier League clubs already on alert.

According to Tribal Football, Tottenham are ready to rival Manchester United for the Atletico Madrid goalkeeper as a replacement for Hugo Lloris, who has spent a decade with the London club.

Lloris is expected to leave Tottenham when his contract with the North London club expires in the summer of 2024. He will be 37.

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported Atletico Madrid are hoping to lure veteran defender, Gerard Pique to the Civitas Metropolitano and are prepared to make a bid for the Barcelona defender as early as January.

Pique has been sidelined for much of this season by Barcelona manager, Xavi after being relegated to the club’s 5th choice centre-back after the La Liga giant’s busy summer spending.

Atletico Madrid are looking to sign an experienced centre-back in the winter transfer window and has now identified Pique as the perfect target.