TWEETS: United fans having a field day with Jamie Carragher after De Gea prediction

Jamie Carragher’s Twitter mentions must be scrolling at the speed of lightning right now - as hordes of Manchester United fans rush to remind about a comment he made earlier this month.

The Sky Sports pundit tweeted on September 1 after David De Gea’s proposed move from United to Real Madrid fell through at the last minute.

Carragher suggested the affair was a disaster for United, saying of De Gea: “his head won't be right, he'll go for free next summer & Man Utd haven't got 20 mil to panic with today.”

Oh dear. That’s looking a little silly now - De Gea has signed a new deal with the club and pledged his commitment to the side.

To be fair to Carragher, almost everyone connected with football thought the De Gea/United/Real saga was an unholy mess.

But he’s the guy getting the most stick right now.

His status as a Liverpool legend is only adding to United fans’ glee.

Carragher tweeted about De Gea again this afternoon - wondering about the release clause.

It's a good question.

Let’s be honest here United fans - it is likely that the new deal only ensures United get a big price for the Spaniard when he leaves for Madrid next summer.

But the Twitter mob isn’t interested in letting him off the hook just yet.

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