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When you are brought in to replace one of the greatest goalies in world football, you are going to be under the scope until you start to perform well.
I'm still not that convinced by De Gea yet, but I'll allow the common excuse of "He needs time to adjust."
The lad looked shaky on set plays, and timid in his command. The boy is going to need to pack on the weight and gain some muscle if he is going to compete with the monsters of the EPL.
This isn't La Liga. And people will score by any means necessary.
The fact that De Gea was one of the best goalies in Spain last year, but is seriously struggling in the the EPL, is yet another argument that the EPL is far superior, and far more challenging of a league than La Liga.
Five games is a reasonable amount of time to pass judgement on De Gea.
If after five games De Gea has not performed, it might not be a bad idea to see how Anders Lindegaard looks.
Until then, fans should allow him reasonable time to get his feet on the ground and essentially learn to walk.
Fergie has botched the goalie position before. Could this be yet another mistake of his?
Match Rating: 5.0