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David de Gea's girlfriend doesn't like Manchester

Let's hope David doesn't share her opinion ...

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David de Gea's girlfriend Edurne García didn't exactly endear herself to Manchester-dwelling United fans on a Spanish TV show on Wednesday night, in which she agreed that our fair city is "uglier than the back of a fridge." As much as I'm sure many of us would disagree, we have to concede that that is a pretty excellent diss.

This full quote comes via the Mirror:

Pablo Motos, host of evening light entertainment show El Hormiguero, quizzed her about her trips to Manchester before asking her: "I've been told Manchester is uglier than the back of a fridge."

She replied: "It's not very nice, that's for sure. You have to hunt out specific places, the nicer places.

"But even then Spain is nicer. The reason I like it is because David's there. With him being there, everything looks wonderful."

David clearly hasn't been showing her enough of Manchester's cultural hotspots. There's the newly-renovated Central Library, the even more newly-renovated Whitworth Art Gallery, the splendid neo-Gothic John Rylands Library, the Roman remains at Mamucium ...

Or, failing that, there's always Big Dave's favourite doughnut joint.