Jose Mourinho says De Gea was ‘fortunate’ to signal a brand new deal at Man United after error-strewn season
‘Who’s going to pay David these numbers?’: Jose Mourinho says his former goalkeeper De Gea was ‘fortunate’ to signal new deal at Manchester United final 12 months after error-strewn season as stress mounts on Spaniard
- David de Gea added to his season of gaffes after a howler within the FA Cup semis
- The United goalkeeper was at fault for Chelsea second purpose at Wembley Stadium
- His aspect had been dumped out of the cup as they fell to a 3-Zero loss towards the Blues
- His ex-manager Jose Mourinho believes he was fortunate to signal a brand new deal final 12 months
- The Sours boss believes the Spaniard had the world at his toes a couple of years in the past
Jose Mourinho says under-fire Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea was ‘fortunate’ to signal a brand new four-year deal final summer season.
The Spaniard is enduring a troublesome season after quite a lot of high-profile errors at Outdated Trafford – the most recent coming within the FA Cup semi-final towards Chelsea as he did not preserve out Mason Mount’s shot of their 3-Zero loss.
There have been requires De Gea to be dropped with Dean Henderson impressing at Sheffield United on mortgage on this marketing campaign. Mourinho, who labored with him for greater than two years at United, feels the membership supplied him new phrases when Europe’s elite now not wanted a brand new goalkeeper.
David de Gea made a excessive profile error in United’s 3-Zero loss to Chelsea within the FA Cup semi-final
His former supervisor Jose Mourinho feels he was ‘fortunate’ to signal a brand new contract final 12 months
‘De Gea? I feel the second when he signed his enormous contract, is the second I do not assume United must pay as a lot as that to have him,’ Mourinho informed Sky Sports activities, through the Mirror.
‘One or two years in the past he had the world after him, on this second, the vast majority of the large doorways had been closed.
‘The Actual Madrid door is closed, they do not want a goalkeeper after [Thibaut] Courtois. Barcelona is closed with younger and implausible [Marc-Andre] ter Stegen and Paris Saint-Germain is closed too as they signed Keylor Navas who’s an excellent goalkeeper.’
The Spaniard was simply overwhelmed at Wembley Stadium as he allowed Mason Mount to attain
De Gea was on the verge a transfer to Madrid in 2015 earlier than his big-money transfer to the Bernabeu collapsed on the final minute on Deadline Day as a consequence of a fault with a fax machine.
On the time he was thought of top-of-the-line goalkeepers on the planet, however Mourinho feels there was no ‘stress’ of an enormous switch, which led to De Gea getting a ‘phenomenal’ deal.
‘I do not see the stress,’ he continued. ‘Who’s going to pay David these numbers? (De Gea) will get an exceptional contract in a second the place he is a bit fortunate to get it. Is he good? Sure, he is excellent.
‘David is a lot better on the road than popping out. I feel in purpose, his agility and technical degree is second to none.’