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David de Gea confirms unwanted Manchester United return

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David de Gea has confirmed that he will be returning to Manchester United next week to undertake pre-season training.

It is a significant moment for the Spanish goalkeeper as it had been widely reported that he wanted to avoid the awkward situation of playing with the team-mates he had already said goodbye to.

De Gea assumed that his dream transfer to Real Madrid would have been completed by now and told Manchester United that he had no intention of coming back to Carrington.

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Unsurprisingly, the 24-year-old has spent the final days of his summer holidays in his hometown of Madrid and was doorstepped by a reporter from local channel Cuatro.

He refused to answer any questions regarding a potential transfer to Real Madrid, but did confirm that he will be heading back to his current club to undertake a few of Louis van Gaal's infamously gruelling sessions.

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Asked if he was heading back to Manchester, De Gea confirmed: "Real Madrid? I have to return to Manchester for pre-season."

Stalling deal

Real Madrid are in no rush to complete a deal with some publications claiming that they are yet to launch their first offer. Others suggest that their only concrete bid was a derisory £13m.

But it seems that while De Gea has his heart set on a move to the Bernabeu, neither Manchester United or Real Madrid are close to agreeing on a fee.

The Red Devils are sticking with their valuation of £35m while Real Madrid are ironically ploughing their efforts into keeping Sergio Ramos away from Old Trafford.

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