The manager of Manchester United, Erik ten Hag, has defended custodian David de Gea following his error in their recent 1-0 loss to West Ham. Despite the Spanish goalkeeper’s error, which led to the game’s lone goal, Ten Hag highlighted De Gea’s significant contributions throughout the season.
Ten Hag acknowledged De Gea’s error after the match in a press conference video posted on Instagram by Football Daily UK. He also emphasised the crucial role he has played in Manchester United’s campaign. “Yes, David made a mistake today, and we cannot overlook that fact,” said the Dutch manager. “However, it is important to remember that we would not be in this position without him. David has been exceptional for us this season, making crucial saves and keeping us in many games.”
In fact, De Gea’s performances have been crucial to Manchester United’s success this season. The veteran custodian has consistently demonstrated his shot-blocking skills, frequently rescuing the team from precarious situations. His quickness, reflexes, and command of the penalty area have earned him the respect and esteem of both teammates and fans. Ten Hag elaborated on De Gea’s overall contribution to the team’s progression.
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