Going into the FA Cup Final, things seemed to be looking up for David de Gea. Despite an uneven season, the longtime Manchester United #1 won his second Premie
r League Golden Glove award and looked set to sign a new contract— albeit for less money.
He wasn’t guaranteed to be the starter going into next season, but by accepting a hefty pay cut, he was set to stay at United and either compete for the top job or transition into a role as a backup and locker room leader.
But the seven day period between the FA Cup Final and the Champions League Final might have changed everything.(more…)