David De Gea will NOT return for Man United against Aston Villa, confirms Louis van Gaal

first_img1 Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is still not ready to consider David De Gea for selection.The Spanish goalkeeper was left out of United’s squad for the season-opening victory over Tottenham last week.Van Gaal claimed the 24-year-old was not mentally ready to play in the wake of speculation linking him with a move to Real Madrid.Summer signing Sergio Romero was given the nod to start against Spurs in his absence, and the Argentine will again be between the sticks against Aston Villa on Friday.Asked if De Gea would be in the squad for the game at Villa Park, Van Gaal replied: “No, it’s the same situation.”United are refusing to sell De Gea unless they get Sergio Ramos in return or Madrid break the world-record fee for a goalkeeper [£32.6million].Senior sources at Old Trafford insist they are happy for the 24-year-old to run down his contract, and Van Gaal is okay with the idea that the Spaniard will not play for him until the transfer window shuts.“I have said that already,” the Dutchman added. David De Gea last_img

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