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De Gea's Real Madrid contract leaks online

David de Gea was set to earn £9.2million a year on a deal to 2021 at Real Madrid had he completed a move from Manchester United last summer, according to the Football Leaks website.

United and Madrid in August agreed a £29million transfer that would have seen the goalkeeper swap Old Trafford for the Bernabeu, but the proposed switch fell through after the requisite paperwork was not submitted before the Spanish deadline.

De Gea was set to make a huge amount of money at Real Madrid. Credit: PA

On Monday, Football Leaks published a document it claims is the contract De Gea was due to sign at Madrid.

It shows the Spain international would have received a figure of 11,818,182 euros (£9.2million) for each season from 2015-16 to 2020-21.

There is also mention of a break clause of 500million euros (£388million), which De Gea would have been obliged to pay if he walked out on his contract.

Only a few days after the move failed to materialise, United announced De Gea - who joined them from Atletico Madrid on a five-year deal in 2011 - had signed a new four-year contract, with an option to extend for a further year.

That deal was reportedly worth £200,000 per week. The figures from the Football Leaks document equate to around £176,000 per week.

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Hiddink unsurprised by pressure on Man Utd manager

Chelsea interim boss Guus Hiddink on Friday said Louis van Gaal must accept scrutiny as manager of a Manchester United side vying for the Premier League title.

Pressure on Van Gaal is 'normal' according to Hiddink. Credit: Reuters

Hiddink was asked about United's troubles in a campaign which has seen Van Gaal's position come under sharp focus amid fan frustration over tactics and results, with Jose Mourinho apparently waiting in the wings to succeed him.

Van Gaal has bristled at suggestions he could lose his job, with United fifth, 10 points behind leaders Leicester.

And a win at Stamford Bridge on Sunday could reignite the Red Devils' hopes of succeeding Chelsea as Premier League champions.

Hiddink said:

He has to perform, this is normal, as we have to perform here as well. There is pressure. There was and still is big ambition.

They have to cope with that. The pressure is on. It's on everyone. But if you have the possibility to go into first position, then pressure is on.

– Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink
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