David De Gea

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David De Gea’s aborted transfer is English football’s gain

The acrimony between Manchester United and Real Madrid shows no sign of ebbing away just yet and, with the international break creating a news vacuum, the David De Gea story threatens to run through…


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Two sides of the David De Gea coin

Real Madrid are a relentless predator in the market-place: once they have their teeth in a player, they rarely let him go.  They bully, they manipulate, and they make Summer-long…


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David De Gea discusses life at Manchester United

David De Gea’s form has been a feature of Manchester United’s start to the season, and he’s been discussing life at Old Trafford and his satisfaction with his own performances:…


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Manchester United’s David De Gea - Good? No - potentially phenomenal

Generally speaking, there’s a blind-spot in football with goalkeeping and people tend to appraise performances without knowing all that much about the position. The analysis is all very simplistic: saves…


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Tottenham vs Manchester United: Thoughts from White Hart Lane

- Congratulations to the White Hart Lane ground-staff for ensuring that the game went ahead, and thank goodness they did, because it was fascinating. Two gifted sides, two opposing tactical…


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Some desperate rumours about Manchester United’s David De Gea

The Sun‘s Geoff Sweet, who sounds more like a character from a Guy Ritchie film than a journalist, writes today that Real Madrid are interested in signing Manchester United’s David…


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Five reasons why…Manchester United will win the title

The forward line The best in the league? Maybe, and it’s at least the equal of anything that Manchester City can boast. It’s not just a question of adding together…


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Players to watch in 2012/13: Manchester United’s David De Gea

The papers just love to rip a pricey Manchester United signing, so as soon as David De Gea let Shane Long’s shot slip under him at The Hawthorns last season…