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Man Utd will hand De Gea 'Pogba money' to fight off Real Madrid attention

Manchester United are willing to upgrade David de Gea's contract to make him the highest paid at the club.

The Sun says United are ready to hand De Gea a mega-new deal and make him their highest paid player to fight off Real Madrid.

Old Trafford chiefs plan to up his £210,000-a-week terms to £300,000-a-week, putting him on par with Paul Pogba.

It would make them the joint highest-paid players at the club, and the most expensive in their history.

The 27-year-old is out of contract in the summer of 2019, but United have the option of extending by a further 12 months.

An Old Trafford source said: “The club are finally going to kick-start contract talks with David very soon.

“There were hints of talks in the summer but formal discussions had not yet started, it was just a matter of time.

“There is no problem and the money men are committed to tying him down for the long-term."

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