Manchester United’s David de Gea was hailed as the best keeper in the world by Jose Mourinho who said the Spaniard wants to stay at Old Trafford after his amazing save helped them qualify for the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday.

Following a last-gasp 1-0 win over Young Boys at Old Trafford, Mourinho was also adamant that it was crucial to United’s ambitions to keep the 28-year-old Spain international, who has been linked with French champions Paris St Germain.

“He is the best goalkeeper in the world. If our ambitions are to have the best in the world, we have to keep him,”

Mourinho told reporters after one extraordinary save in the group H game again demonstrated the Spaniard’s value to United.

“…I know he wants to stay, I know his agent (Jorge Mendes) is happy to do what the player wants and I also know the board want him to stay and they are working on that so hopefully sooner or later they reach a conclusion.”

De Gea has been at the centre of a drawn-out contract saga at United. His deal is set to expire at the end of the season and United have been negotiating with him over a new one and also have an option to extend for another year.

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By Ian Dei

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