It’s fair to say that Ed Woodward hasn’t been the most popular man at Old Trafford since becoming Manchester United’s chief executive but the tide seems to be turning.
Fans were quick to praise Woodward when he secured the signings of Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin this week and a fresh revelation with further adhere him to United supporters.
In an interview with MUTV back in July 2014, Woodward highlighted how he planned to get Manchester United back to winning ways and top of the list was to “Stop seeing the best players going to other clubs in Spain.”
With De Gea looking increasingly likely to stay at Old Trafford following Real Madrid’s purchase of Kiko Casilla, it looks like Woodward has proved to be as good as his word. Watch the full interview here.