English Premiership

De Gea to travel with United

2015-07-13 17:00
David De Gea (Supplied)

London - Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has been named in the Premier League club's squad for a pre-season tour of the United States despite reported interest from Spanish giants Real Madrid.

The 24-year-old former Atletico Madrid player has been linked with a move to Real after goalkeeper Iker Casillas ended his 16-season spell at the Bernabeu by joining Porto.

De Gea was named in United's 26-man squad for the trip to the U.S. where the Old Trafford club will play four games in the international Champions Cup.

However, second-choice United goalkeeper Victor Valdes has not travelled and Brazilian right back Rafael, who has been linked with a move to Benfica as part of a swap deal for Argentina winger Nicolas Gaitan, was also not included.


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