Manchester United manager David Moyes has hinted that goalkeeper David de Gea will soon be offered a new contract.
The Spaniard overcame a shaky start to his career at Old Trafford and has emerged as one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League.
De Gea played his part in helping United advance to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, pulling off a superb double save as he kept a clean sheet in Wednesday’s 3-0 win over Olympiakos, as United progressed 3-2 on aggregate.
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Moyes paid a glowing tribute to the 23-year-old, and believes he can still develop further.
"David de Gea has been terrific," Moyes said. "He has been great. He came in as a good young goalkeeper and he is turning into a great goalkeeper with a lot more to come."
De Gea, who has two years remaining on his current deal, has been linked with a summer move to Barcelona, but Moyes appears determined to hang onto one of his key men.
"The club are always going to keep their best players," Moyes added.
"The club will always look to keep the players who they feel they need to."
Meanwhile, De Gea is looking forward to the challenge of keeping Bayern Munich at bay when United take on the reigning European champions in the last eight of the Champions League.