I can surpass Man United legend Van der Sar, says struggling No 1 De Gea

David De Gea believes he can outshine Edwin van der Sar and become an Old Trafford great despite his shaky start at Manchester United.

 

The Spaniard is not guaranteed to keep his place at Newcastle on Wednesday after another unconvincing display in Saturday’s shock home defeat by struggling Blackburn. It followed a series of blunders by De Gea since he arrived in a £17.8million deal to replace Van der Sar.

But De Gea said: ‘Hopefully I will equal or even surpass the contribution he made to the club.’

Blunder-ful: De Gea had a poor game against Blackburn

Blunder-ful: De Gea had a poor game against Blackburn

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