Manchester United were worried about losing their best goalie in the form of David de Gea in the summer transfer window.
Fortunately, time ran out on the deadline day and the Spanish international not only stayed with the Red Devils but also signed a new contract much to the delight of the supporters.
United had a quality backup goalie in Valdes but the manager does not prefer him and Louis van Gaal signed Argentine star Sergio Romero to add depth in the goalkeeping department.
The three time Champions League winner is the most decorated player in the current Man United squad but he has been frozen out of the squad and has not been handed any shirt number either.
In such a scenario, his agent (Daily Star) has confirmed that Valdes will be leaving Manchester United in the January transfer window. Man United fans will not be worried by his departure but without a shadow of a doubt, Valdes is a much better goalie than Romero.
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