Los Blancos have been on the lookout for a goalkeeper since last summer and were heavily linked with rising Athletic Bilbao star Kepa Arrizabalaga during the January transfer window.
De Gea, on the other hand, is apparently eager to return home to Madrid where he of course previously plied his trade with Atletico.
Reportedly, the 27-year-old has told his agent he is open to holding talks with the Bernabeu club.
Rated as the arguably best goalkeeper in the Premier League, De Gea has been a lynchpin for the Red Devils over the past few seasons.
Steve McClaren is in the frame to become Leeds’ new manager, according to the Daily Mirror. The paper says the former England boss was in the stands at Elland Road on Saturday and could be a contender for the job after Thomas Christiansen was sacked on Sunday night.
Manchester United are closing in on a deal for Justin Kluivert, the Daily Mirror reports. The club are reportedly in advanced talks with Ajax over the 18-year-old, and are ready to agree a fee of around £10million for the son of former Holland and Barcelona striker Patrick.
Liverpool could move to sign Jack Wilshere if he rejects a new deal at Arsenal, according to the Sun. Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is ready to match Wilshere’s current salary if he can land him on a free this summer, the paper reports.
Manchester United and Liverpool are reportedly looking to sign young Borussia Dortmund star Christian Pulisic. The Daily Mirror says reports in Germany suggest the Premier League duo will join Bayern Munich in the race to sign the 19-year-old United States international.
Leicester reportedly want to replace Riyad Mahrez with Thorgan Hazard. The Sun says reports in Germany suggest the former Blues midfielder, and brother to Eden, is high on their shortlist as they plan for life without Algerian Mahrez.
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Mateo Kovacic: Manchester United are reported to be interested in the Real Madrid midfielder. The Manchester Evening News says reports in Spain suggest the club are one of four teams monitoring the 23-year-old, alongside Juventus, Inter Milan and Tottenham.
Andrija Zivkovic: Arsenal are reportedly eyeing up a move for the Benfica star. The Mirror says reports in Portugal have suggested that the Gunners watched the 21-year-old before he moved to Lisbon, and that officials are believed to have tracked his progress ahead of a possible summer move.
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That relationship has meant Mourinho has kept tabs on the 18-year-old’s development, which saw the winger named in the Ajax squad for last year’s Europa League final against United.
Although he was an unused substitute, Mourinho comforted the youngster after his United side beat the Dutchman 2-0 to lift the trophy.
United and Ajax are now reportedly close to agreeing a deal for the youngster, for a fee of £10million plus add-ons. An agreement could be finalised at the end of the season.
Kluivert has made 29 first-team appearances for the Eredivisie side after making his debut last year, and is said to be excited about the prospect of playing in the Premier League.