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2.- David de Gea to Real Madrid

Arguably the most embarrassing transfer blunder in Real Madrid’s history, this was one of the high moments of Ed Woodward’s time at Manchester United.

David De Gea had an arranged trade for Keylor Navas, both of them were practically on the plane.

At the last minute of the transfer deadline, a fax malfunction was the reason the deal didn’t go through in the end.

De Gea is still at Manchester United right now, and Keylor Navas keeps getting discriminated by Florentino Perez at Real Madrid.

There is no other case in which a club has messed with Los Blancos before, only Manchester United has been able to do it.