“I still think he is best goalkeeper in the world.”
They were Ole Gunnar Solskajer’s comments on goalkeeper David de Gea less than a month ago.
Wonder if he’ll be saying the same thing after Manchester United’s FA Cup semi final against Chelsea.
De Gea would have felt he should have done a lot better as Olivier Giroud gave Chelsea the lead in first-half injury-time.
Then, just minutes into the second half, he somehow allowed Mason Mount’s pea-roller to go through his hands and into the back of the net.
What on earth was he doing!?
Shocking goalkeeping from the Spaniard and not even Solskjaer can defend that.
Last month, De Gea was at fault as Lucas Moura gave Tottenham the lead in the first match back after lockdown.
It led to a rather incredible rant from former United midfielder, Roy Keane.
“I wouldn’t even let them on the bus after the match,” Keane said of both De Gea and Harry Maguire, who was also at fault for the goal.
“Get a taxi back to Manchester. They should hang their heads in shame.
“I’m shocked. I’m shocked at that goal,” Keane said at the interval.
“I’ve watched a lot of football over the years and to give away that goal… I’m fuming. I would be fining him [De Gea] at half-time, there is no getting away from that. I would be swinging punches at that guy. That is a standard save for an established international goalkeeper.”
We would love to see Keane’s reaction after those two goals…
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