David De Gea mum on new deal, calls Man United 'special' club

David De Gea mum on new deal, calls Man United 'special' club
From ESPN - January 18, 2018

David De Gea has deflected questions about signing a new deal with Manchester United, but admitted he's still very happy at Old Trafford.

Earlier this week, Jose Mourinho suggested United are ready to offer the 27-year-old goalkeeper a new contract that could keep him at the club for the rest of his career.

De Gea currently has a deal until 2019, with United holding an option to extend it for another season. But the Spain international was not interested in discussing his future on Thursday.

He told Sky Sports: "We have lots of games between now and the end of the season and the first thing we need to think about is Burnley this weekend.

"It's all about getting your head down, focusing, working hard, competing in training, keeping fit and picking up points."

The former Atletico Madrid man squashed any suggestions that he may be unhappy at Old Trafford.

"Just being part of this club is special in itself," De Gea said. "Being a player and a part of this club is special, so when you get to wear the shirt, you go to away games, that's something you are always proud of and is very special.

"Being part of such a great club like Manchester United fills you with emotion and you gradually realise how much the club means to the fans and the people who work here.

"They really live for the game, so that does become part of you and you can only appreciate that having spent time here."


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