David De Gea’s extension to Manchester United has not yet been finalized. Discussions continue but Erik Ten Hag does not make it a priority for the moment.
Asked about the extension of the contract of David De Gea whose contract expires next June, Erik Ten Hag said it was not the priority at the moment: “At the moment, we only think about playing”said Ten Hag. “We have a lot of games to play, so I don’t want it to be hampered by talks. We have to focus on the football, on the performance, not on the negotiation, that’s what we are doing now. » he explained reports BBC Football.
David De Gea is one of the biggest earners at the club
David De Gea is one of the biggest earners at the club. As such, the reflection is also engaged on the side of the Mancunian leaders. The player has expressed his desire to extend but will be free to sign with the club of his choice from the next Premier League transfer window. « It’s something for the head and some players are motivated when you play for a contract. But that’s not why we run it like this. We want to restore Man United, we want to develop the team, develop the team and bring everything to a better level. » added the Dutch manager.
Satisfied with his current group
In the end, Erik Ten Hag concentrate on his current group without thinking about what he will recruit in the near future: “Of course we need quality players who are highly motivated. These players we are looking for, luckily we have them in the team, so I’m quite happy with the team. The way they work, the motivation they all have and I think the cooperation is quite good” he concluded.
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