Edurne Garcia, who was reportedly one of the main driving forces behind De Gea’s desire to move to Real Madrid earlier this summer, posted on Twitter: “Vamooooossss !!! @ D_DeGea” - or, in English, ‘Come on, David de Gea!’.
She also posted a host of emojis, alongside the hashtag “#gloryglorymanu”.
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It seems Edurne is trying her best to get Manchester United supporters back onside after her partner’s transfer to Real Madrid failed to materialise.
But some United fans were unimpressed by her latest tweet; not the message itself, but rather the hashtag. Referring to the Red Devils as “Man U” - instead of Man United, Manchester United or, simply, United - is a guaranteed way to irritate certain sections of the Old Trafford faithful.
De Gea impresses on first appearance of 2015-16
But at least the singer, who represented Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest earlier this year, is making an effort to endear herself to the Manchester United fans.
De Gea made a couple of decent saves on his first appearance of the season for the Red Devils - and received a warm reception from the club’s supporters after signing a new four-year deal on Friday.
The Spain international was unable to keep a clean sheet - he could do nothing to prevent Christian Benteke’s stunning acrobatic effort from flying past him - but will be content with the three points and the fact that, for the time being, he doesn’t need to worry about his future.
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