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David de Gea makes feelings on Man Utd clear with social media post ahead of Galatasaray clash

David de Gea makes feelings on Man Utd clear with social media post ahead of Galatasaray clash

David de Gea sent a message to Lisandro Martinez.

David de Gea has sent a defiant message to Lisandro Martinez ahead of Manchester United's crunch Champions League clash against Galatasaray.

The Red Devils resume their European campaign when they host Galatasaray on Tuesday, with fans convinced they'll lose after learning who manages the Turkish champions.

It will be their second fixture in the competition following their crushing 4-3 defeat against Bayern Munich last month.

And ahead of the Old Trafford showdown, Erik ten Hag has a selection headache at the back, with Sergio Reguilon, Luke Shaw, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Martinez all ruled out for a period of time.

The Argentine defender aggravated the foot injury he sustained earlier in the year as he faces a spell on the sidelines.

Former Man United star De Gea has reached out to his ex-teammate as he sent him a message online.

Taking to Instagram, he posted a picture of himself with Martinez, accompanied with the caption: "Stay strong warrior."

Image: Instagram/David de Gea
Image: Instagram/David de Gea

De Gea's message to Martinez comes months after he was released by Man United following 12 years at the club.

He played every league game last season as he won the Premier League Golden Glove award.

The 32-year-old, who was linked with a move to Saudi Arabia, is still a free-agent, with the real reason he has yet to find a new club coming to light.

Ten Hag snapped up Andre Onana from Inter Milan for £47.2 million during the summer transfer window, with statistics comparing them against each other following the Cameroon international's tough start.

Despite De Gea's somewhat unceremonious departure at Man United, he still has them in his heart and is seemingly keeping a close eye on them this season.

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Topics: David De Gea, Manchester United, Football