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De Gea`s Gaff!

De Gea`s Gaff!

Yesterday highlighted the fact that although great things are predicted of David de Gea, he`s not the finished article.

The young Spaniard, who came in for some criticism after his errors in the Community Shield, committed another blooper when he allowed Shane Long`s blooper to slip through his grasp to give West Brom an equaliser.

But, after the match, Sir Alex Ferguson was quick to give the youngster a vote of confidence reminding everybody that one of the best we`ve ever seen between the sticks didn`t have the easiest of starts, commenting to the assembled journalists,

"Welcome to England. David de Gea should have done better with it. He took a battering in the second half and should have got more protection from the referee."

"He had to withstand that. It`s good experience for him. The boy is 20 and he is a work in progress. You just have to give him a pat on the head."

"My recollection of goalkeepers from Europe is it takes time."

"Schmeichel was the same, I think it was at Wimbledon on a Wednesday night. They gave him a torrid time. Then at home to Leeds, Peter lost a really bad goal. But he went on to be the best goalkeeper ever."


The big question being though is - How many slip-ups can we afford De Gea to make?



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Writer:Red Boy
Date:Monday August 15 2011
Time: 5:09PM

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I think it's bad when you have a reputation for being poor at dealing with long shots, a reputation he built in Spain. He seems fine with collecting crosses and real reflex saves, which is strange, something out of confidence goalkeepers usually struggle with. We used to have the same problem with Paul Robinson, he was getting beat by 30yard shots every week and that was AFTER he lost a couple of stone haha. He's only 20 so there's hope for you, but he's going to learn the hard way in this league.
bernio3000
15/08/2011 17:16:00
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I think it's bad when you have a reputation for being poor at dealing with long shots, a reputation he built in Spain. He seems fine with collecting crosses and real reflex saves, which is strange, something out of confidence goalkeepers usually struggle with. We used to have the same problem with Paul Robinson, he was getting beat by 30yard shots every week and that was AFTER he lost a couple of stone haha. He's only 20 so there's hope for you, but he's going to learn the hard way in this league.
bernio3000
15/08/2011 17:16:00
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I don't think it's a reputation his built as it happened just last season. Redknapp mentioned it and ever since everyone's gone OTT with it. No-one who spouts that stat ever saw the goals and whether they were even saveable in the first place. It has no mention of the opposition who scored against him (if it was Ronaldo, Kaka, Messi, Rossi, etc, etc people would be far more understanding) nor do people take into consideration Atleticos very poor season and**** poor state of their defence. There's of video of De Gea playing against Barca and he made a good 4 or 5 world class long shot saves against Villa, Messi, Xavi and Pedro so he can clearly do it. The last couple of games I reckon has more to do with nerves than anything else. His young and learning and i'm sure, once he settle, he'll be fine inbetween now and then dropping a few points is to only be expected, as it's to be expected with any youngster you play.
TheFamousNo7
15/08/2011 18:20:00
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I don't think it's a reputation his built as it happened just last season. Redknapp mentioned it and ever since everyone's gone OTT with it. No-one who spouts that stat ever saw the goals and whether they were even saveable in the first place. It has no mention of the opposition who scored against him (if it was Ronaldo, Kaka, Messi, Rossi, etc, etc people would be far more understanding) nor do people take into consideration Atleticos very poor season and**** poor state of their defence. There's of video of De Gea playing against Barca and he made a good 4 or 5 world class long shot saves against Villa, Messi, Xavi and Pedro so he can clearly do it. The last couple of games I reckon has more to do with nerves than anything else. His young and learning and i'm sure, once he settle, he'll be fine inbetween now and then dropping a few points is to only be expected, as it's to be expected with any youngster you play.
TheFamousNo7
15/08/2011 18:20:00
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the team needs to bombing him with out a wall , every damn day, lindegard deserves a chance , there is plenty of time to improve for degea
RedDevilKile
16/08/2011 01:07:00
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the team needs to bombing him with out a wall , every damn day, lindegard deserves a chance , there is plenty of time to improve for degea
RedDevilKile
16/08/2011 01:07:00
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Like I said in other posts - its his first few games in another league - a faster, more intense league - he will take time - but he will come good!
niteworlok
16/08/2011 08:37:00
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Like I said in other posts - its his first few games in another league - a faster, more intense league - he will take time - but he will come good!
niteworlok
16/08/2011 08:37:00
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