Man UtD have been told they are not in the same position as Manchester United, according to the club’s sporting director.
The report comes just days after the Red Devils were fined a reported £12 million for their use of transfer fees during their £90 million summer spend.
A number of reports in recent days have suggested that the Red Devil’s position is not ideal for the future, and they would not be willing to take a £10 million payment if offered one.
But while that is not a guarantee of success, it is a clear indication of what they need to do to improve in the short term.
The United manager has stated publicly that he would prefer to keep De Geá as a player at the club, but it is clear that he wants to go ahead with a move for the Spanish international in the near future.
The Dutchman has scored just three times in his last six games, but has been linked with a number of clubs around the world, including Juventus and Inter Milan.
United have already signed David De Geay, the Netherlands midfielder, and Ryan Giggs is believed to be on his way to Old Trafford in a move to bring a new generation of players to the Red Stars.
However, there are no guarantees of De Geas success at Old Trafford, as the club have not had the best of luck with the Portuguese international, who has been heavily criticised for not delivering the results expected from a player of his ability.
De Gea is currently in the United States for the Confederations Cup and has been on loan at AZ Alkmaar until the end of the season.
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