Ander Herrera insists Manchester United must keep David de Gea this summer
- Author: Regina Holmes Jul 24, 2017,
Jul 24, 2017, 1:05
Last season served up a pleasant indication of United shifting away from the gloomy days of De Gea being their most important player.
"But with the development of the market, I was getting the feedback from Mr Woodward and I repeat, the market is very hard".
But ahead of United's International Champions Cup pre-season encounter against Real, on Sunday, Mourinho has delivered an unequivocal message about the 26-year-old's future.
"He is a very honest boy, very straight. So, we opened it and they [Real] made a decision to close".
"I can guarantee that he is not going this season", the manager told the reporters on Saturday. "So I am happy and 100% he stays with us". You have contacts, you have feelings.
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"We've had some very good players move on and some young guys come in".
"If the club has no chance to give me the four players, I like my group and I go with them, but I still have the hope I can have a third player, and maybe a fourth".
Argentina worldwide Sergio Romero is considered the Premier League's best back-up keeper and played all of United's Europa League campaign including the final in Copenhagen. I never felt a desire from him to leave. Woodward and analysing from a distance, it is very hard.
Mourinho said: "Names are hard for me because the players belong to other clubs".
"As soon as I heard of his interest, I knew immediately I wanted to be a City player", he added.