Following our 3-2 win against Stoke at the weekend, Javier Hernandez has hailed the performance of David de Gea, claiming that our keeper is the best in the world.
“He was wonderful,” Hernandez told the official site. “Like I always say, we are a team and there are no heroes, but in some games there are players who make the difference and David was the one on Saturday. He’s a wonderful goalkeeper, for me he’s probably the best one in the world. People don’t like to say that but, for me, he probably is. David and Edwin van der Sar are two of the best goalkeepers I have trained with – wonderful. Same level, same style and David is improving day by day.”
It is nice timing for De Gea to play so well, particularly when at the beginning of his United career he was compared negatively to the goalie of our rivals, Joe Hart. There has been a real change in fortune for the two keepers, with Hart already being responsible for the mistakes which have lead to ten goals this season, for club and country. Whilst De Gea earned us three points at the weekend, Hart lost the points for City against Chelsea.
David Moyes has also praised our keeper and told the players that De Gea was one of the main reasons for the result against Stoke.
“That’s what the gaffer said to us and we agreed that it was because of him we got the three points,” added Hernandez. “He made two or three saves after the goals and he was just fantastic.”