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Man Utd plan golden handshake to smooth De Gea summer departure

Manchester United are prepared to hand David de Gea a massive pay-off to help smooth his summer departure.

The Mirror says De Gea, 30, is set to become surplus to requirements as manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer puts his faith in Dean Henderson as his No.1.

But the Spain keeper will still have two years left on his £350,000-a-week deal – and the Reds must cough up a large slice of that £36.4million contract to get him off the wage bill.

United are currently spending a staggering £570,000 a week on five senior goalkeepers – and the club's American owners want that slashed.

They hope to raise £50m from De Gea's sale.

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