Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea has ended months of speculation over his future by putting pen to paper on a four-year deal – with the option of an extra year – worth £375,000-a-week.
De Gea, who was out of contract at the end of the season and his representatives reportedly reached an agreement with United during the club’s summer tour of Australia and the Far East.
The 28-year old said he still feels that he has so much more to achieve at the club and truly believe that Manchester United can build on the club’s tradition of success.
“Since I arrived here, I could never have imagined I would play over 350 games for this club.
“Now my future is fixed, all I want is to help this team achieve what I believe we can and win trophies again together.
“As one of the senior players in the squad, I want to support and lead in any way that I can to assist the younger players, so they know what it means to play here.
“I still feel that I have so much more to achieve at the club and I truly believe that Manchester United can build on the club’s tradition of success and reward our fans for their support.
“I’m committed to continue repaying the fans for all of the care that they’ve shown me during the good times and the bad.”
Man Utd manager, Solskjaer, who convinced him to extend his stay. said: “I’m delighted 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.