David De Gea is seeking a massive pay rise at Old Trafford as reward for his loyalty in the transfer market.
Manchester United offered De Gea a new contract three months ago, knowing Real Madrid could have come calling this summer.
And while fresh terms with the Old Trafford club were not signed, nor did the Spaniard force the issue on a move to La Liga.
His current deal ends next summer. And United are desperate to avoid losing De Gea on a free transfer in 2019.
Talks over a contract are ongoing and De Gea, 27, has supposedly demanded an eye-watering £350,000-a-week salary.
The proposal, which would run until 2023, would see De Gea extend his stay at Old Trafford to over a decade.
The Sun claim De Gea wants pay parity with the biggest earners at United – namely Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba.
Were United to agree to the contract, De Gea would be in line to earn £72.8m over the duration of the contrac