One thing is pretty certain: without David De Gea, Manchester United would not have been enjoying the satisfaction of a fourth Premier League victory on the bounce last night. The save the young Spaniard made in the last seconds from Stoke’s Mame Biram Diouf was magnificent, not least because he was close to suffering from frostbite in the preceding 89 minutes.
That is the job of goalkeepers. And the best – which De Gea is rapidly becoming – do it on a regular basis. How Liverpool fans – some of whom suggested after yet another nervy display from their stopperRead More »from Why Michael Carrick is the real inspiration behind Man Utd's resurgence