a month agoEx-Man Utd boss ​Mourinho: De Gea lucky to get new contract

first_imgEx-Man Utd boss ​Mourinho: De Gea lucky to get new contractby Ansser Sadiqa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveFormer Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho believes that David De Gea is lucky to get a new contract at the club.United renewed goalkeeper De Gea with a four-year contract, giving him a salary raise.Mourinho, who was United manager until last December, does not believe the Spaniard has shown the recent form to merit the deal.”I think the moment where he signs his huge contract is the moment where I don’t think United need to pay as much as that to have him,” Mourinho stated on Sky Sports.”One or two years ago he had the world after him and, in this moment, when he signed his incredible contract, I think the majority of the big doors were closed.”Real Madrid’s door is closed, they don’t sign a goalkeeper after [Thibaut] Courtois, Barcelona is closed with the young and fantastic [Marc-Andre] Ter Stegen, Paris Saint-Germain is closed because they signed Keylor Navas, who is a very good goalkeeper and 34 years old for a goalkeeper is not a problem at all.”I don’t see United under pressure because David is going to disappear. Who is going to pay these numbers? So, I think he gets a phenomenal contract in a moment where he is a bit lucky to get it.”Is he good? Yes, he’s very good, in the same way I was saying that [Victor] Lindelof is good in some aspects and not as good in other aspects of the game, I could say the same about David.”He is much better on the line than he is coming out but I think in goal his agility, his technical level, is second to none.” About the authorAnsser SadiqShare the loveHave your saylast_img

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