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Old 14-08-2011, 17:29   #1
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Old 14-08-2011, 17:31   #2
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I love Citysmith's concern and advice of how the United fans should back De Gea. Thanks for the top tip!
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De gea will get better, and at least so far his mistakes haven't cost us a match. Much tougher tests to come
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Old 14-08-2011, 17:36   #4
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I love Citysmith's concern and advice of how the United fans should back De Gea. Thanks for the top tip!
Certain United fans on here having been having a dig but always here to help
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Listening to Talk****e at the moment , they're talking about Utd's scouting system where De Gea's concerned , i don't think they realise At Madrid won the Europa league with De Gea in goal , ******* clueless
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All good stuff as I said, definitely cause for concern, Woo wow they won the Europa league now there's an accolade

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All good stuff as I said, definitely cause for concern, Woo wow they won the Europa league now there's an accolade
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Don't often agree with PhilC but winning the Europa League is like winning a leaky spacehopper full of watery dog ****. Were Spurs to win it I'd find it hard to care.

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The critics are really enjoying themselves at the moment it seems, open season on de Gea. Needless to say (or it should be needless to say) he has my full backing; I'm delighted he's at the club and listening to Eric Steele on MUTV recently I have no doubt he will settle.

Citysmith is right about him having big boots to fill, he was never going to be VDS from the first whistle as he was probably the best keeper in Europe last season (and arguably the best for many seasons) but De Gea has the confidence of the club and I'd say the vast majority of the fans to be his own man and a success.
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Don't often agree with PhilC but winning the Europa League is like winning a leaky spacehopper full of watery dog ****. Were Spurs to win it I'd find it hard to care.
Well , yeah it is but my point being ,would a team win it with a " dodgy " keeper
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Winning the Europa League has been too hard a job for English teams. He's been tested at the highest level against Barca, Real etc. I really rate him and if people are on his back, it makes me want him to do well even more!
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He looks like a little kid in his dads replica shirt!
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He's always worn his shirt like that.
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Lindegaard was by far the better keeper pre season so you have to feel for him for be on the bench really. Obviously David De Gea (which I've managed to persuade my friend means David The Gay when translated) isn't going to get dropped because of a couple of mistakes - today's wasn't the howler it was made out to be, either...if you watched one of the replays you can clearly see his view was obstructed when the shot came off... not many keepers would have been able to get down that quickly.

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Winning the Europa League has been too hard a job for English teams. He's been tested at the highest level against Barca, Real etc. I really rate him and if people are on his back, it makes me want him to do well even more!
There seems to be an arrogance from English fans and clubs when it comes to the UEFA Cup/Europa League which I don't get. Maybe because getting stuffed in the final was one of Boro's greatest achievements, but surely having the bragging rights of actually winning silver means something.
 
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well, it's the cornerstone of the mickey's plastic treble, so it must be worth something...
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De Gea is a young lad who has just made a move from his home country to another country in a faster paced and more physical league to a better team. Fans should (and I believe, will) go out of their way to gee him up and support him more than any other signing.

The press and other fans can get on with slating him.

If we go back to the days of winning by scoring more than the opposition whilst he beds in then I have no problem with that.
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De Gea is a young lad who has just made a move from his home country to another country in a faster paced and more physical league to a better team. Fans should (and I believe, will) go out of their way to gee him up and support him more than any other signing.

The press and other fans can get on with slating him.

If we go back to the days of winning by scoring more than the opposition whilst he beds in then I have no problem with that.
Agree with the above in the entirety - got to give the lad our time and backing and if all works out well, we have a top class keeper with a fantastic long career ahead of him.

Yesterday was unreal at times, Robbie Savage referred to the new Taibi on 5live - typical ******** from that mouthy ex-professional. Two games in to a career in a new country with one of the most high-profile teams in the country, it is insane to be writing him off this early.

Does anyone remember how the Big Dane struggling in his first few months, if I recall correctly it was Vinnie Jones and his colleagues that gave him the rude awakening he needed to get his English career on track.

We'll see how it goes but some of the comments on here are just typical, though the majority seem to have a good grip on what's happening!
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