And the youngster has left the door open to moving to Old Trafford in the summer.
"I know Sir Alex Ferguson already has viewed me," the Spaniard told Voetbal International. "My contract with Atletico runs until mid-2013.
"After this season we should look at what happens and who wants to talk can come and talk.
"At Atletico, I owe them everything and I would love to stay, but on the other hand Manchester United is a great club."
On his hero Edwin van der Sar, the United No1, De Gea added: "Edwin's style appeals to me. I've tried to make it my own."