Manchester United set to make David De Gea Highest paid player in the Premier League with bumper deal

English Premier League side, Manchester United are ready to make their number 1 choice goalkeeper, David de Gea the best paid player in the Premier League, The Sunday Times reports.

The Old Trafford outfit will table an offer with a basic pay package of £90m over five years.

The deal will see De Gea’s wages overtake that of team-mates, Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez, as well as Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil.

United executive chairman, Ed Woodward, has made sorting De Gea’s future top priority, as he works to tie down deals for a number of United’s first-team squad.

The Spaniard’s deal runs until the end of the 2019/2020 season.

De Gea, who has spent eight years at the club, has been named United’s player of the year in four of the last five seasons.

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