Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea’s contract got here to an finish on Friday with no determination over whether or not he’ll stay at Outdated Trafford.
It’s understood the framework of a contract extension that had been agreed was subsequently modified.
This has led to each side stepping again to mirror on the state of affairs and most popular path.
De Gea is getting married this weekend and face-to-face talks won’t resume till after this era is over.
The Spain goalkeeper, 32, has spent 12 years on the membership, the place he has performed in 545 video games.
United stay in touch with De Gea, whose response to the massive quantity of hypothesis round his future was to submit a yawning emoji on Twitter earlier this week.
Final season, the four-time United participant of the 12 months received the Premier League Golden Glove for the second time as he stored 17 clear sheets.
Each De Gea and supervisor Erik ten Hag spoke confidently on the finish of final season in regards to the participant staying on the membership.
He might nonetheless signal a contract however from Saturday, the Spaniard can signal for another membership, having been free to agree pre-contract phrases with abroad suitors in January.
United have been wanting De Gea to take a considerable pay minimize from the document £375,000-per-week deal he signed in 2019.
Even at a diminished stage, De Gea’s contract would nonetheless put him within the high vary of goalkeepers and it’s tough to see him matching these phrases elsewhere.
Nevertheless, if he does choose to depart the membership after 12 seasons, throughout which era he has received 5 main honours, a document 4 membership player-of-the-year awards and is the final remaining participant to have received a Premier League title at United, it would create an issue for Ten Hag.
It’s understood tentative discussions have taken place with Inter Milan’s highly-rated Cameroon goalkeeper Andre Onana. Nevertheless, Ten Hag is working on a restricted funds and, after reaching an settlement to signal Mason Mount from Chelsea for £55m and with United additionally focusing on a centre-forward, they would wish to promote earlier than making a transfer for 27-year-old Onana.
United have triggered a one-year choice for veteran keeper Tom Heaton, who’s attracting curiosity from Luton, whereas Dean Henderson has returned to the membership to get well from the thigh harm he sustained throughout his mortgage spell with Nottingham Forest in January.