David De Gea set to reject Manchester United contract offer and leave for free

Manchester United risk losing David De Gea on a free transfer (AMA/Getty Images)

David De Gea is on the verge of rejecting Manchester Uniteds contract offer and leaving Old Trafford on a free transfer next summer, according to reports.

The Spain internationals current deal expires at the end of the season but despite holding extensive talks with United, an agreement over a new deal has not yet been reached.

United have offered De Gea a deal worth £350,000 a week, which would make him the highest-paid goalkeeper in the world.

But according to The Sun, De Gea has told friends he is willing to snub Uniteds offer and his Spain teammates feel that the 28-year-old could stall until January, at which point he would be free to negotiate with teams outside of the Premier League.

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea is wanted by Juventus and could hold talks in January
De Gea is wanted by Juventus and could hold talks in January (PA Wire)

United had an agreement in principle with De Gea this summer but the Spaniard has not yet signed the deal.

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The report also claims that United have now been left with the impression that De Gea will listen to offers in January.

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