David de Gea Quintana is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Manchester United and the Spain national team. He is regarded to be one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

David de Gea, Manchester United shot stopper.

David de Gea is arguably the best goalkeeper in the premier league era.

Since joining United, De Gea has made over 400 appearances and won a Premier League title, an FA Cup, a League Cup, three Community Shields and the UEFA Europa League. For three consecutive seasons from 2013-2014 to 2015-2016, he was elected as United’s Sir Mat Busby Player of the Year, the first player in the award’s history to win on three successive occasions (four in total), as well as being included in four consecutive (five in total)PFA Team of the Year sides from 2015 to 2018. In 2018 he was named in the FIFA FIFPRO World XI.


Tipped by many as the successor to Iker Casillas as Spain’s long-term goalkeeper, De Gea was the captain for the Spain u-21 national team that won the European Championship in 2011 and 2013, and also competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics. He made his debut for the senior team in 2014 and was selected for the World Cup. De Gea was named Spain’s starting goalkeeper at the 2016 European Championships, as well as the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

David De Gea in the 2018 FIFA world cup

The 2018 FIFA world cup was the turning point in David’s goalkeeping career. He had the lowest moment of his goalkeeping career after he conceded 10 goals from the 14 shots on target he faced in the competition. The latter statement implies that he only saved less than 29% of the shots he faced in the showdown event.

Since then, De Gea never really got to his personal best, he has had several errors leading to goals at his club Manchester United. The most notable of the errors came from a 2-0 thrashing against minnows Watford.

David De Gea costly error against Watford.

Following his dip in form, Manchester United had to focus their eyes on the academy graduate Dean Henderson, who was on loan at Sheffield United. United recalled the young shot stopper from the loan at the beginning of the 2020-21 season. The move left speculations about De Gea’s future at Manchester United.

Dean Henderson has had limited opportunities in goal but has shown a glimpse of what he is made of.

Dean has made a couple of crucial saves that have helped United maintain their lead in several matches. Henderson’s ball distribution skills are also wonderful as he has had a pre-assist in the West Ham united game. He also made a crucial throw to set up a Luke Shaw goal in the Manchester derby. Dean is currently a fan favourite at the club.

David De Gea transfer speculations

According to a trusted source, Manchester United star David De Gea could leave the club when the transfer window reopens at the end of the season. This as not come as a surprise to United fans due to the rise in fame for the young goalie Dean Henderson. however, the club that wants the services of the once most trusted keeper will have to part with $65 million.

Paris St Germain (PSG) are the leading contenders to acquire the services of the 30 year old goalie.


In other news, Manchester United’s and Portugal star, Bruno Fernandes has claimed that he will not sign a new contract unless the club makes him believe in their transfer policy. in recent weeks, Bruno has questioned the lack of desire to win trophies shown by his teammates. Bruno is a serial winner who always wants success in trophies like his fellow country man Cristiano Ronaldo.

All eyes are now fixed on the board to see whether they are able to convince the star, popularly referred to as “magnifico” to sign a contract extension at United.

Bruno, Manchester United’s top scorer in EPL this season with 16 goals.

He (Bruno) has been the driving force in the United’s midfield, his impact has been felt in the EPL where he has managed 16 goals already this season. In addition to that, Bruno has set a record for scooping 4 PFA Premier league player of the month award in one year.

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