Hungry De Gea in sticky situation
Published 01/10/2011 | 05:00
Not for the first time this season, Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has been caught out by some suspicious handling.
The Spanish 'keeper was caught helping himself to doughnuts without paying for them in a Cheshire Tesco supermarket.
Security staff saw De Gea getting his fingers sticky on CCTV and intervened as the 20-year-old United player, who earns £35,000 a week, and his two companions tried to leave the shop without paying.
"They weren't very subtle. They swaggered in chatting loudly in Spanish," a source said.
When he was challenged about his light fingers and taken aside into the search room, the Spaniard seemed unsure what was happening and was described as looking "pretty embarrassed."
Lost in translation perhaps.