10:25 PM EDT, Tue September 01, 2015
The Guardian 5 hours ago
Manchester United hit back at Real Madrid over failed De Gea transfer

Manchester United hit back at Real Madrid over failed De Gea transfer

• United blame administrative errors by Real for missing Spanish deadline• They say Real did not return signatory page ofgoalkeeper’s documentationThe fall-out over the failed David De Gea transfer continued on Tuesday, with Manchester United and Real Madrid blaming each other for the collapse of the deal. The main contention between the clubs is the time taken by the opposing party to process the documentation. This meant the requisite paperwork was not filed in time to beat Monday’s Spanish transfer deadline at 11pm BST.United believe Real went cold on the transfer at around 7.30pm...
The Busby Babe 7 hours ago

Manchester United explain Real Madrid are useless at transfers

Manchester United have explained in a statement their side of the failed David de Gea/Keylor Navas transfer with Real Madrid, which failed last night. Manchester United today issued the following statement on the collapse of the Real Madrid transfer. Real Madrid got told, basically. Assuming what United say is true... Manchester United notes Real Madrid's statement on the attempt to sign David De Gea and sell Navas to Manchester United. The Club feels compelled to provide some clarification with the following facts. • Manchester United did not seek contact from Real Madrid for the sale...
The Guardian 8 hours ago
David de Gea’s transfer fiasco: another great admin error of our time

David de Gea’s transfer fiasco: another great admin error of our time

Real Madrid didn’t get their man after an unspecified office mix-up, but the goalkeeper is not the only person to suffer as a result of a clerical mishapIt’s not clear exactly what happened in the admin offices of Manchester United and Real Madrid football clubs on Monday night. Murmurs from Real claim that United sent over the transfer documents too late, or in a file format they couldn’t open, or that was protected with a password. Murmurs from United insist they did everything properly before Spain’s transfer window closed. All we know for sure is that Madrid have not bought David...
The Guardian 10 hours ago
Real Madrid fans on ‘botched’ de Gea transfer: ‘we already have good goalkeepers’ – video

Real Madrid fans on ‘botched’ de Gea transfer: ‘we already have good goalkeepers’ – video

Real Madrid fans give their views on the failed transfer of goalkeeper David de Gea, who was intending to leave Manchester United to join the Spanish team. While one fan says that the failure to file the paperwork in time was unfair to the players involved, several others say they are happy with the goalkeepers already at Real and would have preferred to wait and sign de Gea for free next year anyway
The Guardian 14 hours ago
David de Gea to stay at Manchester United after Real Madrid rule out appeal

David de Gea to stay at Manchester United after Real Madrid rule out appeal

• La Liga says the paperwork was not sent in time• Goalkeeper has a year left on contract at Old TraffordReal Madrid will not fight to complete the signing of David De Gea after they were unable to register the goalkeeper with the Spanish league before the country’s midnight deadline on Monday.Despite having initially briefed that they had not given up hope, Madrid will not appeal against the decision meaning that De Gea will remain at Old Trafford with Keylor Navas, who was to go in the opposite direction in a deal worth £29.3m to United, to continue at the Santiago Bernabéu. He is...
Manchester Evening News 16 hours ago
Manchester United: The best reaction as David de Gea transfer falls through

Manchester United: The best reaction as David de Gea transfer falls through

Take a look at some of the social media reaction after the Man Utd goalkeeper did not get his switch to Real Madrid.
The Guardian 17 hours ago
Manchester United indicate they are relaxed about David De Gea’s move falling through

Manchester United indicate they are relaxed about David De Gea’s move falling through

• Goalkeeper is free to move for nothing next summer• Spaniards considering appeal to Fifa over botched dealManchester United have indicated they are relaxed about David De Gea’s move to Real Madrid having fallen through, with Louis van Gaal expecting the goalkeeper to maintain his high professional standards should he remain at the club.United view Real’s tactic of leaving their bid late for De Gea as having backfired on the Spanish side. It is understood the first bid they received for De Gea was at lunchtime yesterday. Real are considering an appeal to Fifa in the hope that can...
The Busby Babe 17 hours ago

Real Madrid completely failed to file De Gea's paperwork — reports

According to Sky Sports, David de Gea might be staying at Manchester United because Real Madrid didn't get the forms in to the authorities. The plot, as they say, thickens. According to Sky Sports' man in Madrid, Gary Cotterill, the stalling of the David de Gea deal wasn't down to Manchester United messing about with file formats or passwords. Nor was it that Real Madrid got their paperwork in late. It's that Real Madrid didn't get their paperwork in at all. He's citing a source in the Spanish football association, so garnish with pinches of salt and so forth. Still, if true, that's quite...
Manchester Evening News 19 hours ago
Manchester United insist they are not to blame for De Gea mess

Manchester United insist they are not to blame for De Gea mess

Manchester United insist they are not to blame for David de Gea’s collapsed move to Real Madrid.
The Busby Babe Aug 31, 2015

Real Madrid fail to complete David de Gea transfer from Manchester United - reports

Reports in Spain suggest Real Madrid did not complete the paperwork in time to buy Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea. Manchester United goalkeeper could be set to spend the next year at the club despite Real Madrid agreeing a fee with United, for the transfer. A fee of 29 million euros plus Keylor Navas had been agreed with United, as they bowed to pressure and discussed a deal that would see De Gea finally get his move to Real, as had been rumoured all summer. However, it is being reported that the paperwork for the deal was not completed in time, meaning David de Gea will have to...
Manchester United: De Gea deal looks messy but it's the right decision

Manchester United: De Gea deal looks messy but it's the right decision

David De Gea has finally got his move to Real Madrid after a summer of uncertainty over the Spanish goalkeepers Old Trafford future.
The Busby Babe Aug 31, 2015

David de Gea and Keylor Navas deals done — reports

According to England's premier voice on all things Spanish, Real Madrid and Manchester United are about to swap goalkeepers. Looks like we're getting close on this one. According to Guillem Balague, who's on Sky Sports talking about Spanish football a lot, the David-de-Gea-for-Keylor-Navas-plus-cash transfer has been agreed, along the following lines: Navas accepts. De Gea deal done!! €40m all-in. £29m. Manchester United happy - near record for player with 1 year left — Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) August 31, 2015 Presumably United would be happier if De Gea was staying, but hey...
The Guardian Aug 31, 2015
David de Gea on verge of joining Real Madrid from Manchester United

David de Gea on verge of joining Real Madrid from Manchester United

• United lower asking price with Keylor Navas set to move other way• Madrid set to seal £29.3m deal before Spanish window closes on Monday nightDavid de Gea’s transfer to Real Madrid is nearing completion after Manchester United blinked first in their staring contest with Real Madrid and agreed to drop their valuation for a cash-plus-player exchange involving Keylor Navas, the back-up goalkeeper at the Bernabéu.United had initially wanted a fee in the region of £35m to make De Gea the most expensive goalkeeper in history but instead have been negotiating a £29.3m package that will...
Cartilage Free Captain Aug 31, 2015

Manchester United will not be bidding for Hugo Lloris

This all but assures us that Hugo will be with us for the coming season. The David De Gea saga in Manchester United looks to be coming to its end, and it means good news for Tottenham Hotspur as the deal will mean the Red Devils are going to get more than just cash in return. Multiple sources, but primarily the Manchester Evening News and The Guardian (tweet below), are stating that a deal is in place that will send David De Gea to Real Madrid. Under normal circumstances, Spurs supporters would be in "brace for impact" mode as we would all be expecting a full-on assault from United for...
Manchester United set to agree cash plus player deal for De Gea with Real Madrid

Manchester United set to agree cash plus player deal for De Gea with Real Madrid

David De Gea looks set to leave Man Utd and join Real Madrid after a summer of uncertainty over the Spanish goalkeepers future.

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