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David de Gea: See 3 Times He Has Proven He Is Not The Best Anymore And Must Be Dropped By Man United

ManuelCIA 06/24/2020

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Over the years, Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea has been at the heart of Manchester United's defense, saving the Red Devils' blushes countless times.

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The goalie who has won United player of the year award 3 times has been one of the most consistent players at Old Trafford since Sir. Alex Ferguson retired in 2013. 

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The fact that de Gea has shone under various managers with different tactics and philosophies at United is further proof to his indispensable presence in the team.

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However, in recent seasons de Gea has come in for lots of criticism mainly 'cause of the blunders he's been having while on duty for either club or country.

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Remember Cristiano Ronaldo's shot that squirmed through de Gea's hands and into the net when Spain faced Portugal at the 2018 world cup in Russia?

Of course you do.

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No doubt David is a world class keeper who is capable of pulling off a virtuoso performance on his day, but with Man United needing somewhat of a more reliable hand at the goalpost, it makes sense if de Gea is to be dropped for either Sergio Romero or on-loan keeper Dean Henderson.

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de Gea's blunder gifted Watford the lead against United.

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The Red Devils will go on to lose the match 2-0

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Here are 3 moments de Gea has shown us he's past his best and changes has to be made:


Barcelona vs Manchester United

(Champions League quarterfinal 2nd leg)

United faced off against Messi's Barcelona in the Champions League quarterfinal match at Camp Nou, with the Red Devils needing a goal to cancel their 1-0 first leg defeat at Old Trafford. 

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de Gea's howler was compared to Karius' against Real Madrid in the UCL final

Then came de Gea's infamous moment

Lionel Messi worked his way through the United defense and somehow managed to release a shot that could be mistaken for a mere pass. 

Guess what? 

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de Gea let it through his hands to dent his side's hopes of pulling off a comeback.

Everton VS Manchester United

(Premier League 2020)

With the top four race heating up before the coronavirus lockdown, Everton welcomed Champions League hopefuls Manchester United in what was the Red Devils' chance to close the gap on 4th-placed Chelsea.

Well, David de Gea had other ideas.

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He failed to clear the ball on time and only after Everton's Dominic Calvert-Lewin had closed down on him did he make an attempt at kicking the ball.

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Am sure you know what happened afterwards.

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Bruno Fernandes had to bail out both de Gea and United with a well taken goal.

Tottenham Vs Manchester United

(Premier League 2020)

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In United's first game back after a 3-month break from football, they faced a tough test away to Tottenham now managed by former coach Jose Mourinho.

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Steven Berwign's opener was sumptuous albeit unfortunate for de Gea. The Spaniard could have done better when he allowed the Dutch man's shot to go through.

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Bruno Fernandes once again came through for David and United with a late penalty to salvage a 1-1 draw and keep United's top four hopes alive.

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So United Fans, Do You Think de Gea Has To Be Dropped For Romero Or Not?

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Top Comments
EjitexJohn · 06/25/2020
David is a good keeper but not reliable.
OparajiJohnson · 06/25/2020
yes,he should be trip for herdeson
G'WillKingAsuquo · 06/25/2020
Romero should be given more time...dude's more experienced.
AkaniEmerald · 06/26/2020
He is de best and nothing will change that, we are all human dat's y we make mistakes at some point

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