Manchester United boss,Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking for ward to having a new a candidate to take over the captaincy role after Antonio Valencia departed.
And David de Gea says he would be “really happy” to captain and insists he is ready to fight for trophies at Old Trafford as he closes in on a new deal.
De gea revealed his mind while speaking at an event for supporters in Singapore on Sunday night, the 28-year-old said:
”I’ve been captain for some games. Of course it is amazing to be captain of a club like Manchester United and defend this badge.
”It’s amazing, so of course I’ll be really, really happy to captain.
”It’s my ninth season, I feel like one of the most experienced players.
”I need to show that on the pitch and try to help the young guys know what Manchester United means and that’s important.”
”We have to improve a lot,” the shot-stopper continued.
”We are Manchester United, we need to fight for trophies. When you put on this badge, that’s what it means – fight for everything, give your best and bring the team again to the top.”
The Spaniard will line-up against the Blues again on the opening day of the 2019-20 campaign as Man Utd host Frank Lampard’s side on August 11.