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De Gea gets Benítez's approval, set to leave Manchester United and become Real Madrid's first signing

The new Real Madrid manager wants to improve the goalkeeper position as well.

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Real Madrid are working hard to complete the deal for David De Gea, something that could happen in the upcoming few weeks after Rafa Benítez reportedly told Florentino Pérez that he wanted to have the goalkeeper in his roster.

Manchester United and Real Madrid are negotiating over De Gea, and while United want to get at least €35 million for their goalkeeper, Real Madrid are offering just €25 million. An agreement should possibly be reached at around €30 million, even though the British club will still try their best to make him stay.

After the transfer is completed, Real Madrid and Rafa Benítez will have to figure out what to do with their three goalkeepers. Iker Casillas seems determined to stay, so Keylor Navas could possibly leave the club if the captain accepts his role as a reserve. No matter what Casillas does, if Real Madrid end up having both Casillas and De Gea they better be ready for a huge controversy over the starting spot.

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