Date: 2nd April 2012 at 4:46pm
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The criticism our young Spanish keeper was getting at the start of the season has all but dried up.

After committing some pretty basic errors, David De Gea has spent time, behind the scenes, working on his game and is now reaping the rewards providing some top notch keeping displays.

Ahead of what could be a difficult trip to Ewood Park tonight, Sir Alex Ferguson has spoken out about the metamorphism from boy to man, commenting,

“The area in which he`s been criticized was really in aerial balls into the box.”

“He should have dealt with that better. He knew that and he has addressed the situation and shown great improvement there.”

“He knew it was a challenge and he stood up as a man.” He got a grip of it and didn`t let it get to him.”

“It took time to adjust to the different ways of the English game as opposed to the Spanish game, but he`s done it now. The boy has improved with every game he ha splayed and now he`s got confidence – and confidence is great factor for footballers.”

“The other night against Fulham, once again, he made two or three terrific punches, clearances in the second half of the game when they started to hurl the ball into the box.”

“He has made fantastic improvement.”


He certainly has and providing he can steer clear of serious injury, De Gea could be our keeper for the next decade or so!



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