Now that the transfer window has closed across most of Europe, reports coming out of Spain have suggested that the deal to take David De Gea to Real Madrid has fallen through.
The reason behind this is reportedly because the paperwork wasn’t sent to the Spanish giants on time and now the shot stopper is to remain at Old Trafford until the new year at least.
Many are attributing this to Ed Woodward, who has been roundly receiving praise on social media channels. It’s fair to say United fans are pleased, and we’ve captured some of their best reactions below…
— Patrick (Pa) Ward (@Pa_Ward1) August 31, 2015
BREAKING: Live pictures of Ed Woodward leaving the meeting with Real Madrid. http://t.co/19wEVfQzAp
— BBC Sporf (@BBCSporf) August 31, 2015
@hesham786 check my RT
— ? (@AyreWill) August 31, 2015
Woodward to De gea https://t.co/ACEVCjTI4y
— Lukewarm (@ben_vincent17) August 31, 2015
Manchester United sent David De Gea's paperwork at 00:01. 1 minute past the Spanish transfer deadline. pic.twitter.com/njELhNO0wo
— FootyHumour (@FootyHumour) August 31, 2015
— Fredrick Saliu (@I_am_Fred1) August 31, 2015
Ed woodawrd mugged off real madrid as it stands. ahahhaa No matter what happens ed woodward is a legend.
— Abhash (@abhashmufc) August 31, 2015
If this is true, and it ends with De Gea signing due to Euro's, I will tattoo Woodward's name on my leg. Swear. https://t.co/tWG6HjUB6v
— Arvin (@UR_Arvin) August 31, 2015
Of course, all of this means United will lose De Gea on a free transfer next summer…
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