Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has agreed a new four-year contract that will keep him at Old Trafford until 2019. ‘The Red Devils confirmed that information on Friday by posting news in social media. The Spanish goalkeeper told Manchester United, that he was thrilled to be committing his future to his current club after a hard few months for him.

De Gea finally signed a new contract

David De Gea said that he is delighted to be starting a ‘new career’ as Manchester United player. He has always enjoyed playing with many great players in front of United’s fantastic fans. He thinks that Manchester is a special place for any footballer and he is very happy to be where he is now.

He is not thinking about moving anywhere. De Gea said that he is looking forward to putting a difficult summer behind him and concentrating on working hard to improve his form and help his teammates.

United’s coach Louis van Gaal also told the club’s official website that he is really happy with the extension of contract and he is expecting the Spaniard to stay at Old Trafford for a long time. He added that is very pleased that De Gea will be part of the team for many years to come. The Spanish goalkeeper was United’s best player in the previous season and the Dutch manager knows how important he is for the team. In Van Gaal’s opinion, De Gea is the best goalkeeper in the world at this moment and it is hard to argue with him.

New career in United

De Gea, who was signed from Spanish club Atletico de Madrid in 2011, has established himself as one of the world's best keepers and the news will come as a great relief to United supporters, after many speculations about the future of the talented player.

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De Gea was close to a move to Real Madrid, but the deal fell through in the final minutes of the summer transfer window.

After so much hype about a possible transfer, a new contract is something that nobody was expecting. Many fans thought that David De Gea would move to Real Madrid after finishing his previous contract with Manchester United, but finally he decided to continue his career in the English Premier League.