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De Gea Signing Almost Done!

The summer spending spree that has already seen us capture Phil Jones (Blackburn) and Ashley Young (Villa) will, almost certainly, see the third major signing of the summer put pen to paper today.

David de Gea, the highly rated Spanish U21 keeper, was in Manchester yesterday afternoon to have a medical as a prelude to securing a move from Atletico Madrid to Old Trafford.

Despite some comical attempts to mask the young keepers whereabouts, the tabloid press did capture, perfectly, some shots of De Gea entering the medical facilities with the six feet five inch keeper clearly visible above the white sheets that were being held up to mask his presence.

Quite comical really!

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Writer: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 28 2011

Time: 4:53PM

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Haha! Great news he looks like a massive talent. What I don't understand though is why try and hide him?
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28/06/2011 17:32:00

Excellent signing in my view,his talent cannot be questioned,all I hope is that he can adjust to the new surroundings and handle the pressure of being a UTD player.Keep it up UTD!!!
Antriksh (abmtd)
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28/06/2011 17:35:00

Is it true the deal won't be finalised until the 1st? I read somewhere that the deal will be finalised when his agent is back from holiday on the 1st of July which I personally think is a bit of**** take. I understand no-one should just drop what they're doing just for our sakes but when you're more than happy to be picking up agent fees and all that surely your priorities should be in getting the deal done.
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28/06/2011 17:37:00

Thats a good question TFN7,hahaha.......
Antriksh (abmtd)
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28/06/2011 17:37:00

I think he signs a new deal with another agent on the 1st which is the problem he wants the agent fee's to go to his new one.
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28/06/2011 17:50:00

Oh right OK then, that's the last time I read the little bit of newspaper reports on BBC Sport then. I really got the wrong end of the stick there. Cheers for clearing that up rooneyisgod.
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28/06/2011 18:00:00

wrong signing imo. He is only 20 and he needs to command the likes of Vidic and Ferdinand in front of him. You think he can?
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28/06/2011 20:26:00

Of course he can. Can Villas-Boas command the respect of players who are as old as he is, especially considering the circumstances of Ancelotti's departure.
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28/06/2011 22:26:00

It is slightly surreal how much he is like Van Der Saar, Eddy must of had a fling in Spain while on euro duty with Ajax. Van De Gea, Eddys love child, lets hope he is as good as Daddy.
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28/06/2011 22:29:00

Haha, brilliant Kanchelskis.
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29/06/2011 00:13:00

Agree with TFN7,Kanchy that was fantastic!!!
Antriksh (abmtd)
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29/06/2011 11:15:00

Its official now,the deal is done,lets go marching on with red flag flying high!!!
Antriksh (abmtd)
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29/06/2011 11:21:00

Signed sealed delivered!!!
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29/06/2011 11:27:00

Who's next? Douglas Costa!! Well, for me anyway :P
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29/06/2011 12:40:00

Apparently the bid for Nasri is coming. No talk what so ever about Costa. Hopfully we get the bll rolling on someone ASAP.
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29/06/2011 15:47:00

17 mil was it? For a keeper? Well I is all distorted. Just think U*d aren't even strengthening with this signing just filling a hole.
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29/06/2011 15:50:00

We should've spent 17 mil on Roque Santa Cruz :(
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29/06/2011 16:36:00

Or perhaps 28mil on Veron, oh no sorry you've been there done that.
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29/06/2011 16:42:00

Or 31 mill on Robinho.
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29/06/2011 16:43:00

More records being broken, smashing the British GK transfer record which stood at 9 mil. tut tut
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29/06/2011 16:49:00

off* rather.
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30/06/2011 10:37:00

British record is miles of the European one ;)
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30/06/2011 10:37:00


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