De Gea has now been beckoned back to his homeland by his girlfriend, Spanish signing sensation Edurne Garcia.
"Of course I want him to play here," she told The Other Report. "Whenever you are closer, the better.
"In any case, I support him in everything and want the best for him.
"Also, Manchester is not that far, I have spent many years going back and forth."
For the big stories and the banter follow us on Twitter: @tribalfootball