By Sean Walsh
Manchester United legend David de Gea showed his support for the club’s women’s team during their 1-1 draw against Paris Saint-Germain in the Women’s Champions League on Tuesday evening.
The Red Devils made their long-awaited debut in the competition after finishing runners-up in last season’s Women’s Super League, securing qualification for the second round.
Marc Skinner’s team found themselves up against a strong PSG team but they succeeded earn a 1-1 draw in the first leg at Leigh Sports Village, with Melvine Malard canceling out Tabitha Chawinga’s opening goal.
Among the 4,827 present was the former men’s goalkeeper Of Geawho left the club after his contract expired at the end of June.
90 minutes revealed shortly before that United had they reneged on the initial agreement with the Spaniard and offered him new terms at a lower price, but ultimately decided not to extend his stay at Old Trafford.
De Gea remains without a club despite tentative interest in his services throughout the summer transfer window.window. Bayern Monaco considered a move for him they first turned to Maccabi Tel Aviv goalkeeper Daniel Peretz, while also Real Madrid held talks speaking of contract, but instead brought Kepa Arrizabalaga on loan from Chelsea.
More recently, Cristiano Ronaldo was trying to convince his former United teammate will join him at Saudi Pro League side Al Nassr, but De Gea remains determined to continue his career in Europe at a Champions League club.
THE Daily email recently reported that De Gea has returned to Manchester to set up his home in suburban Hale, after moving permanently into a family home in Madrid.
De Gea’s presence in the city had put United fans on alert given the bad start of his successor, André Onana.
The Cameroonian has made a number of high-profile errors since his summer move from Inter Milan, the most recent of which was failing to repel Mathias Jensen’s weak goal in Saturday’s match. 2-1 victory at home against Brentford.
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This article was originally published on 90min.com as David de Gea causes a stir after attending Man Utd’s Women’s Champions League match.