If Manchester United decided to relegate David de Gea to the bench, he might be gone forever, according to Liverpool legend, Graeme Souness.
The Spanish goalkeeper spilled an easy Antonio Rudiger shot just before halftime when Manchester United were in cruise control at Old Trafford on Sunday to let Marcos Alonso tap in an equalizer.
This is another blunder after the several mistakes against Barcelona and Manchester City.
He has actually made three errors that have led to goals in his last four appearances.
Souness said, “You leave him out, I think you lose him forever,”
“There would still be a queue for him. If Ole was to leave him out, and he brought in someone who didn’t do well, you’ve then lost the guy you’ve trusted for seven, eight years. And you’d end up having to buy someone else.
“You’ve got to stick with him. Credit is a big thing in football. The supporters love him and you saw that at half-time.”
Gary Neville also had his say, “There are some players who build up enough credit during their careers, that you play them through,”
“Let’s say Wayne Rooney had a bad time – didn’t score in 12 games for Manchester United. If he’s had five, six years at the club playing like he has, you don’t just ditch someone like that after five, six, seven games. It’s not a young player coming into the club that’s struggling.
“He [De Gea] has been outstanding. He’s been the best player at Manchester United, the only top player at Manchester United for the last five or six years.”
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