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De Gea: I tried to convince Thiago about Man Utd move

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea admits he tried hard to bring Thiago Alcantara to Old Trafford.

Former Barcelona midfielder Thiago chose Bayern Munich ahead of United last month.

"Yes, I tried to convince him but I wasn't able to. He would have been a great signing. He opted for Bayern, a very good club, and I am sure that he will do very well there," said De Gea.

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