Real Madrid offer De Gea £12m to leave Manchester United for free

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Real Madrid are offering David de Gea a £12 million 'signing on bonus' in order to see out the remainder of his contract at Manchester United before heading to the Bernabeu.

The Spanish international has less than a year remaining on his deal at Old Trafford amidst interest from Madrid, and with talks over a fee nowhere near a resolution he could walk away for nothing next summer.

Manchester United are believed to be holding out for a fee in excess of £35 million in order to let him leave before the current window closes however according to the Mirror, Real Madrid have come up with a work-around that could save them millions.


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The paper claim that De Gea will be awarded with the huge signing on bonus that will guarantee his arrival at the Bernabeu when he is out of contract at Manchester United.

The move is likely to anger the powers that be at Manchester United, who have played hardball with their Spanish rivals all summer long.

Boss Louis van Gaal wanted Sergio Ramos included in the deal however the defender is close to signing a contract extension with his current employers.


That has prompted the current Premier League leaders to demand a world record fee for a goalkeeper however that appears to have backfired and Madrid are willing to bide their time and save cash by locking De Gea into a contract for next year.

So far the former Atletico Madrid shotstopper has missed Manchester United's first two Premier League games against Aston Villa and Tottenham, with Van Gaal claiming that De Gea admitted he wasn't mentally ready. The Spaniard and his representatives have denied that claim.

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