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Real Madrid chief Butragueno full of praise for Man Utd keeper De Gea

Real Madrid director Emilio Butragueno has heaped praise on Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea.

Butragueno feels De Gea is now proving his value.

He told manutd.com: "De Gea has a brilliant future of course but the competition at the moment is fierce for that position. He is very young for a goalkeeper but his career has been fantastic so far."

When asked if it was a brave move by the Reds' No1 to leave the Spanish capital at a young age in order to join United, Butragueno replied: "Well, it's been a challenge but I think he was prepared and I think it is going to be very positive for his career."

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