Manchester United Star's Release Clause Revealed

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Louis Van Gaal and Manchester United fans will have been breathing a sigh of relief when David De Gea put pen to paper on a new 4 year contract after an acrimonious end to the transfer window. But he could still make his exit after The Sun and The Mirror reported the release clause he insisted on being inserted in his new contract:

De Gea looked set to join Real Madrid in the summer after rejecting a new contract and following constant interest from the Spanish giants. But after only agreeing a deal on deadline day, the move fell through after paperwork was submitted after the deadline passed, leaving De Gea still at Man United in a deal that could have seen Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas move the other way. 

De Gea played in United's impressive 3-1 victory over Liverpool, which saw superb goals from Daley Blind, Christian Benteke and a fantastic introduction to Old Trafford from Red Devils number 9 Anthony Martial.

The £30 million release clause could see him move next summer, but allows Van Gaal time to find a replacement and also ensures if he does leave, they will receive a significant fee, rather than him leaving on a free transfer.