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David de Gea has finally signed his new Manchester United contract - report

David de Gea

David de Gea has finally put pen to paper on his new Manchester United contract.

United offered the Spain international a new deal earlier this year but were left to sweat as it remained unsigned for months.

De Gea was set to be a free agent at the end of this season, meaning United (opens in new tab) could have lost him for nothing.

However, according to the Daily Record (opens in new tab), the former Atletico Madrid (opens in new tab) goalkeeper has now penned fresh terms to extend his Old Trafford stay.

De Gea's new five-year deal will see him receive £13.4m net per season.

That means the shot-stopper is now United's highest earner alongside Paul Pogba.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side moved up to fourth in the Premier League following Saturday's 1-0 victory over Leicester (opens in new tab).

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Greg Lea
Greg Lea

Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).