Manchester United are preparing to give a one-year extension on David De Gea to persuade the goalkeeper to stay at Old Trafford.
De Gea still has 17 months left on his four-year contract which he signed in 2015 and United included a 12-month option in case they want to extend.
Real Madrid are still continuing their pursuit of the Spain international goalkeeper, but United boss Jose Mourinho is determined not to give him up.
“David is to keep, any one of you would say the same,” said Mourinho.
“Obviously we are going to try. Mr Woodward is not on holiday – he barely has holidays – and of course, he’s going to try to give him a contract that keeps him here for much longer than the option we are going to execute.
“It’s obvious that we’re not going to let the option disappear. A goalkeeper like he is, and obviously a club that wants to be better and better, we are not going to let that year option go away.
“I don’t negotiate players, I don’t discuss numbers and contracts, I just trust the board and the work they do.”