Fan reaction: Does Valdes joining Man Utd spell bad news for De Gea?

by Richard Laverty

With Victor Valdes‘ signing all but confirmed, do Manchester United fans have extra reason to worry about the future of David de Gea?

The Spaniard has been in simply stunning form this season but has proven his worth ever since joining the club back in 2011 with performances that keep on getting better.

Whilst Valdes appears to be just a more solid back-up option to de Gea with Anders Lindegaard rumoured to be leaving the club, Valdes offers good competition, experience and a helping Spanish hand to the younger De Gea.

After the news broke on Twitter, we asked fans whether they thought Valdes’ arrival changes anything for De Gea and the opinion was very divided.

Some felt it had no effect on De Gea:

But some fans feel the signing of Valdes may just add to the rumours of de Gea’s impending move to Real Madrid either in the summer or next summer.

What do you think? Does Valdes’ arrival mean De Gea is more likely to leave

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