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David de Gea

23-Year-Old Goalkeeper     Manchester United  Premier


Spain

Birthdate:  November 7, 1990    Birthplace:  Madrid, Spain    Nationality:  Spain    Height:  6' 4"    Weight:  181 lbs    

August 26, 2014    David de Gea News

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De Gea let in four goals as Manchester United crashed out of the Captial One Cup at the hands of MK Dons 4-0 on Tuesday.

Manchester United have gotten off to a disappointing start under Lous van Gaal, who used this match to give a number of young players experience. The young players did not come through, and plenty of veterans struggled as well. De Gea will not be pleased having picked the ball out of his net four times.

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August 16, 2014

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De Gea made two saves but allowed two goals during Manchester United's 2-1 loss to Swansea City in their Premier League opener on Saturday.

A rough start to the season for de Gea, who will have to step it up this season if United continue to employ the 3-5-2 that manager Louis van Gaal is trying to institute this season. Up next for de Gea is a trip to the Stadium of Light to face Sunderland on Aug. 24.

June 15, 2014

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De Gea will be out for up to 10 days due to "muscular discomfort in [his] gluteal region," the Spanish FA announced.

De Gea underwent scans Sunday that revealed the muscle strain, which will make him unavailable for matches against Chile and Australia. There was some talk that de Gea could start after Iker Casillas' terrible performance against Netherlands, but if he were to be benched, Pepe Reina is now the only other option in net.

April 27, 2014

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De Gea made two saves during Manchester United's 4-0 rout of Norwich City on Saturday.

De Gea now has 12 shutouts this season, although only three have come since March 1. He's got a tough matchup next weekend at Sunderland, who have found their scoring form of late, before finishing at home against Hull City and at Southampton.

April 16, 2014

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De Gea said that Manchester United are determined to at least qualify for the Europa League tournament next season, reports Sky Sports.

United are currently three points behind Tottenham in the standings that would qualify for Europa League. Despite De Gea's stellar performances at times this season the team as a whole has endured a miserable season.

April 5, 2014

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De Gea is not in the starting XI on Saturday against Newcastle, although he is available off the bench.

It's unclear why manager David Moyes decided to keep De Gea out of the starting lineup, but Anders Lindegaard takes his place with a very good clean sheet opportunity.

April 4, 2014

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De Gea is one of the handful of players that Manchester United plan to open contract discussions with before the end of the season, reports the Daily Mail.

De GEa is one of the few talents united is hoping to renew by the close of the season. The goalkeeper has grown into his position after a shaky start with the club, but has turned in a number of top-tier performances so far this season despite the team's trouble.

March 9, 2014

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De Gea made three saves during Manchester United's 3-0 shutout of West Brom on Saturday.

De Gea has quietly posted three straight clean sheets, although it will be very tough to see that streak continue, as United host top-scorers Liverpool next weekend at Old Trafford.