Reports: What Ole Gunnar Solskjaer did to convince star player to sign new Manchester United contract

Star goalkeeper David De Gea has not yet extended his time at Manchester United, despite him being in the final year of his current contract at Old Trafford.

Due to the same reason, the Red Devils are currently facing the risk of losing him for a relatively low price at the end of this season, or on a free transfer in 2020. Meanwhile, the club management’s lack of interest in increasing his wages – has also been identified as the main reason for the ongoing contract standoff between the player and the club.

At the same time, The Times reports that that the Spaniard is “growing increasingly frustrated” with his situation, and that the boss himself – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has most recently acted to try and calm the situation.

The agency says that the Norwegian reportedly talked to his first-choice shotstopper, and assured him that he remains an integral part of United’s future plans.

Solskjaer had also supported the 28-year old on Wednesday after a costly error made by him against Barcelona, played a role in Manchester United’s exit from the Champions League.

“That’s unfortunate with goalkeepers,” Solskjaer had said after the defeat. “When you make an error, it can get highlighted and that’ll be remembered.

“But he made some fantastic saves as well and all in all his contribution to the team is good, but sometimes that happens in football.”

Meanwhile, as per other reports, both Paris Saint Germain and Real Madrid have been linked with the Spanish star, with the Parisians even offering him a deal worth £350,000 per week.

But his future with Manchester United continues to remain uncertain, as of this moment.

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