David de Gea included in Manchester United’s Champions League squad


David De Gea has been included in Manchester United’s Champions League squad after his move to Real Madrid collapsed on Monday.

The Spain goalkeeper has yet to feature for the Red Devils this season as manager Louis van Gaal said he was not in the right frame of mind to play while a transfer to Madrid remained a possibility. But as the Spanish transfer deadline closed on Monday night, an issue with paperwork meant a deal did not happen, leaving de Gea at Old Trafford until January at the earliest.

Should De Gea play in the Champions League’s group stage, he would be cup-tied should Madrid revive their interest in the winter transfer window.

SEE MORE: Pride shouldn’t keep de Gea and van Gaal from their marriage of convenience.

The 24-year-old looks set to be recalled by van Gaal after being named in his European squad, with fellow goalkeeper Victor Valdes omitted from the list published by UEFA and United.

New £36 million recruit Anthony Martial is also included on a 26-player list, along with van Gaal’s other five summer signings: Sergio Romero, Matteo Darmian, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis.

United will face Depay’s former club PSV Eindhoven as well as CSKA Moscow and Wolfsburg in Group B, returning to the competition after a one-year absence.

25+ Channels With Sports & News
  • Starting price: $33/mo. for fubo Latino Package
  • Watch Premier League, Liga MX, MLS & World Cup
  • Includes ESPN, FOX, Univision, TUDN and more
Favorite Leagues At The Best Price
  • Starting price: $7.99/mo. for Live TV Package
  • Watch Argentine league, Brasileirāo and Copa Libertadores
  • Includes beIN SPORTS, GolTV, TyC Sports and more
Many Sports & ESPN Originals
  • Price: $6.99/mo. (or get ESPN+, Hulu & Disney+ for $13.99/mo.)
  • Features LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, Copa del Rey & more
  • Also includes daily ESPN FC news & highlights show
Live TV, Soccer & Originals
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo.
  • Features Champions League, Serie A, Europa League & more
  • Includes CBS, Star Trek & CBS Sports HQ
175 Premier League Games & PL TV
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo. for Peacock Premium
  • Watch 175 exclusive EPL games per season
  • Includes Premier League TV channel plus movies, TV shows & more
Get All 3 And Save 30%
  • $13.99/mo. for ESPN+, Disney+ & Hulu
  • Includes Bundesliga, LaLiga, NHL & the home to UFC
  • Features Marvel, Star Wars + shows & movies for your entire family

Leave a Reply

Translate »