De Gea was an unused substitute as Manchester United booked a place in next season's Champions League with a 2-0 Europa League final win over Ajax last night.
The Spain international's future is up in the air with Real Madrid determined to snap him up – two years after a faulty fax machine scuppered a deal to bring him to the Bernabeu.
Jose Mourinho has regularly reiterated that his star asset is not for sale, though Express Sport understands he is keeping tabs on Inter Milan's Samir Handanovic just in case the player does jump ship.
There is a feeling of renewed optimism around Old Trafford in the wake of their European success, with the feeling being they are now capable of signing – and keeping – the best players in world football.
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Manchester United are confident they can keep David De Gea out of Real Madrid's clutches
Jose Mourinho now feels he can keep David De Gea out of Real Madrid's clutches
And Sky Sports say that Mourinho now feels he can keep De Gea out of Real's clutches for at least one more year.
They feel that Champions League football means they have enough leverage when it comes to persuading the goalkeeper to postpone his Bernabeu move.
Meanwhile, Real also look like they might miss out on Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann.
Despite the fact he plays for their fierce rivals, the La Liga giants have been linked with the France international with manager Zinedine Zidane a fan.
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David De Gea watched from the sidelines as Manchester United won the Europa League
However, all the signs point to Griezmann being at Old Trafford next season.
Paul Pogba said on an Instagram live stream that "Griezmann is not on the team bus…yet."
And the Telegraph claim the deal could be wrapped up within the next three weeks as the 26-year-old wants his future sorted before he goes on his honeymoon.