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Transfer: Man United’s De Gea in shocking move to PSG after Buffon’s departure

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Transfer: Man United’s De Gea in shocking move to PSG after Buffon’s departure

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Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea could leave Old Trafford for Paris Saint-Germain after the French Ligue 1 champions announced the departure of veteran goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon on Wednesday.

DAILY POST had reported that PSG made the announced in a statement posted on the club’s official website that Buffon will leave the club after his contract expires at the end of this month (June).

The statement reads: “Following joint discussions, Paris Saint-Germain and Gianluigi Buffon have agreed to not renew the legendary goalkeeper’s contract which expires on 30 June 2019.”

However, The Times is now reporting that PSG are ready to make a bid for De Gea as Buffon’s replacement at the club.

De Gea, has already decided to leave Old Trafford this summer after rejecting the club’s latest contract offer.

The 28-year-old is demanding a significant increase in his current deal, that would see him earn parity with striker, Alexis Sanchez, who earns a basic salary of £400,000 a week.

But United’s executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward is not willing to match De Gea’s terms and is now actively seeking replacements.

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