At least he’s not being thrown to the curb. Despite his move to Madrid falling through, De Gea has been named in United champions league squad.
De Gea was set to join Madrid on Monday, with United agreeing to £29 million plus Keylor Navas for the Spanish shot stopper, but the deal fell through at the last minute.
Both clubs have issued statements blaming each other for the deal falling through. Louis Van Gaal has moved on though, naming De Gea in his squad for the champions league.
Valdes was dropped, with Romero and Johnston competing with De Gea. Martial and Wilson will compete with Rooney, and Mata also made the cut.
Squad in full
GOALKEEPERS – David de Gea, Sergio Romero, Sam Johnstone
DEFENDERS – Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo, Chris Smalling, Luke Shaw, Guillermo Varela, Paddy McNair, Matteo Darmian
MIDFIELDERS – Michael Carrick, Daley Blind, Ashley Young, Ander Herrera, Nick Powell, Antonio Valencia, Marouane Fellaini, Morgan Schneiderlin, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Jesse Lingard, Andreas Pereira
FORWARDS – Memphis Depay, Juan Mata, Anthony Martial, Wayne Rooney, James Wilson