Following weeks of unfair criticism in the press, David de Gea answered all his critics with a blinding performance at the Bernabeu against Real Madrid.

There had been some rumours in the press that De Gea was prepared to leave the club in the summer but our Spanish keeper has confirmed he is happy in Manchester.

“I am very happy in Manchester. Every day I am happier,” De Gea told reporters after the game.

Whilst he made several great saves, the best two came from shots Coentrao, with him getting his finger tips to one and his foot (at waist height!) to the other.

“Stopping to Coentrao? That was just a very quick decision. I was acting on instinct,” he said. “It was a great match. Real Madrid and Manchester United did very well. [Madrid] have a very strong attack, so we needed to be strong in defence. Real Madrid will attack at Old Trafford. They know they have to win to advance and we will do our best to stop them.”

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