David de Gea is set to marry singer Edurne Garcia next weekend after his contract with Manchester United expires, with his future still up in the air
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is set to marry his singer girlfriend next weekend after his current £375,000 contract with the club expires.
No extension has yet been signed with the Red Devils starting keeper in the past 12 seasons and United are reportedly looking for Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana to replace him.
But de Gea’s mind will focus more on his future wife Edurne Garcia and her wedding guests than his football career this time next week, reports from Spain suggest.
More details of the couple’s ‘big day’ are emerging with claims they rented an old quarry near the Menorcan port town of Ciutadella for a ‘weekend party’.
De Gea, 32, and Edurne, 37, have a two-year-old daughter called Yanay and started dating 12 years ago shortly after they first met in December 2010 to record a Christmas carol to raise money. funds for children with cancer and their families.
Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea (right) and his girlfriend Edurne Garcia are set to wed next week after his contract at the club expires.
It comes as much speculation swirls around whether the Spanish goalkeeper will sign a new contract after a difficult season at the football club.
Spanish showbiz journalists Laura Fa and Lorena Vasquez say between 80 and 100 guests will attend the weekend wedding.
They haven’t said whether the footballer and his longtime partner will wed on July 1, the day after De Gea’s current contract with Man United expires, or the day after.
The company that organizes everything has been named ‘La Puta Suegra’, an event organizer that has an office in Barcelona and says on its Instagram site that it is ‘available for events and weddings around the world.
The name of the company in English, if directly translated from Spanish, would be “The F****** Mother-in-Law”.
There has been no official comment yet from the company or from Gea and his girlfriend, who reportedly wanted to keep their plans “private.”
The footballer’s last post on Instagram just over a week ago showed him bathing in turquoise blue seas while on vacation. He wrote alongside the snap: ‘Relax. Reload. Contemplate.’
Edurne, a well-known face in Spain, has continued to live in her home country despite her relationship with David, although she has made regular visits to Manchester whenever she has a break from her busy work schedule .
She performed for Spain in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.
United have been linked with potential replacement Andre Onana who starred for Inter Milan in the Champions League final
The Spanish goalkeeper joined Man Untied in 2011 for £18million, a record for a goalkeeper at the time in the UK.
By the time the couple met De Gea was seven months away from signing for Man United for a British transfer record for a goalkeeper of nearly £18million.
Edurne had already cemented her status as a pop singer by recording four albums after making a name for herself on the Spanish equivalent of Pop Idol five years earlier.
She described her partner as ‘the best dad in the world’ shortly after giving birth to their daughter in March 2021.
The youngster’s name comes from the Quechua language and translates into English as “My Beloved”.