Debate

The big debate: David de Gea vs. Anders Lindegaard

With the debate over Manchester United’s first-team goalkeeper raging ferociously, this author steps back and lets the statistics do the talking.

Bereft of self confidence and devoid of regular football, David de Gea has been disappointingly underwhelming in his first season as Manchester United’s new
numero uno. With seemingly huge boots to fill, the Spaniard’s apparent lack of concentration and slight frame meant that he was a seen as a weak link by every single opposing team, and was subjected to all sorts of physical and aerial bullying.