Manchester United report: Red Devils identify preferred long-term successor to David de Gea

November 3, 2022

Manchester United have identified AC Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan as their preferred long-term replacement for David de Gea, according to reports.

The Spain international remains the undisputed No.1 at Old Trafford for now, but United (opens in new tab) are beginning to plan for life after the long-serving shot-stopper, who has now been at the club for 11 years.

De Gea is still only 31 but there are doubts over his compatibility with Erik ten Hag’s favoured style of play after some early-season mistakes when asked to play out from the back.

Mike Maignan

Manchester United are keeping tabs on AC Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan (Image credit: Getty)

United are keeping close tabs on Maignan, who has also been linked with a move to Tottenham (opens in new tab) next summer.