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Coming of Age

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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Writer:Red Boy
Date:Monday April 2 2012
Time: 4:45PM

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For the next decade nearing two I reckon unless Barca or Madrid come calling I reckon. Despite the pressure of being No 1 for one of the biggest clubs in the world, extra pressure from both the media and fans after a shaky start and adapting to a new country De Gea has really stepped up and showcased his ability and saved us many more points that his cost us. He still can get better though and many talk of him replacing Van Der Sar when I personally believe he can be better than Van Der Sar as he certainly has the potential for it. Keep it up De Gea!!
TheFamousNo7
02/04/2012 19:02:00
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okay,so perhaps Sir Alex did sign a gem!
merlin
02/04/2012 19:15:00
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I said a few months ago, that the lad needed time, and we should expect points to be dropped, its a transitions season, but what a transition, top of the league, De Gea looking superb at the moment, and 5hitty playing like a poor Arsenal. 3 points against Blackburn, thats now 5 points clear, what a season..
nordkap
02/04/2012 21:54:00
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He is finding his feet now and yes 5 points clear its looking good so far .
nickster
02/04/2012 22:47:00
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Still dodgy under high balls, let's be honest.
Bluedub
03/04/2012 07:18:00
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