Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea suffered a knee injury while warming up for the Feb. 18 UEFA Europa League round-of-32 first leg with FC Midtjylland. However, he is now fit to boost United's ailing squad.
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De Gea Back vs. Arsenal
Sunday, Feb. 28
United confirmed the return of their No. 1 ahead of Arsenal's visit to Old Trafford.
De Gea a Huge Boost to United's European Bid
De Gea, 25, established himself as one of the finest young goalkeepers in the world in 2014-15, appearing in 37 Premier League matches for Manchester United.
He regularly makes spectacular saves to rescue his club and has been one of the main bright spots in a relatively disappointing campaign for the Red Devils.
Backed by the Spain international, United's defence has held its own. But a lack of creativity in midfield and a lack of strong finishers in the attacking third has seen the club stumble out of the UEFA Champions League and fall behind in the race for the top four.
Without De Gea in the lineup, United are certainly weaker at the back, though Sergio Romero is a solid back-up.
Still, getting a healthy De Gea back in the lineup is vital as United push for a top-four finish in the Premier League and the Champions League ticket that goes with it.