Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly told Real Madrid to go out and buy one star Premier League goalkeeper in the summer.
Widespread reports have suggested that Real president Florentino Perez is eyeing a new goalkeeper to succeed Keylor Navas.
Now, Spanish transfer outlet Don Balon claim that Ronaldo has told the club hierarchy that he believes Manchester United’s David De Gea is the perfect man to do just that.
The report states that the Portugal star feels De Gea is a class above Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois and Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak, and has told the club to sign the Spaniard at the end of the season.
De Gea is out of contract at the end of next season but United have an option to extend by a year, however Craig Bellamy believes it is just a matter of time before he leaves for the Bernabeu.
“He is the real deal and I have always felt that Real Madrid have been looking for him to be their number one for a number of years,” Bellamy told The Debate on Sky Sports.
“And it is just a matter of time before they get him.
“His footwork is brilliant, he anticipates as well, he can read forwards and if you watch, he makes a lot of his saves with his feet. He is incredible.
“He asks the forward so many questions when you are gunning down on him and he is a real top goalkeeper.”
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