Man United line up OTHER Real Madrid shot stopper to replace David de Gea

Manchester United are said to be lining up a move for Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas as a replacement for David de Gea, who has been linked with a move in the opposite direction, the Daily Express reports.

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De Gea’s move to the Santiago Bernabeu is already being long drawn out, but is seat to go ahead once Iker Casillas completes a proposed move to Portuguese giants Porto.

After the World Cup last summer, the Costa Rican international was highly sought-after thanks to his performances during the tournament. He ended up moving to the Spanish capital, but is still not seen as a long term replacement for Casillas.

A swap deal between de Gea and Sergio Ramos has been mooted, as Louis van Gaal has made a new defender one of his top priorities this summer, but he could now be ready to turn his attentions towards Navas.

United already have 33-year-old Victor Valdes that can step into de Gea’s shoes, but it is thought that he wants another set of gloves to compete for the number one spot.

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