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David de Gea should set his sights on perfection, not Manchester Untied armband

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea during a training session at the Singapore National Stadium last week ahead of the International Champions Cup match against Inter Milan.
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea during a training session at the Singapore National Stadium last week ahead of the International Champions Cup match against Inter Milan. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

After keeping Manchester United in the dark, and losing his own focus while his agent negotiated terms, David de Gea implied at a promotional event at The Fullerton Hotel for the club's "Official Vision Partner" Maui Jim sunglasses, that he intends to commit the remainder of his prime to Old Trafford.

Reports put his new deal at £375,000 (S$636,000) per week for six years.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 28, 2019, with the headline 'De Gea should set his sights on perfection, not United armband'. Subscribe