Former Premier League goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has criticised Manchester United’s David de Gea following the Spaniard’s newest high-profile mistake.
De Gea was crushed far too simply by Tottenham’s Stephen Bergwijn because the Dutchman opened the scoring in United’s 1-1 draw on Friday, and it comes after many have questioned whether or not on-loan Sheffield United ‘keeper Dean Henderson may very well be a better option for the No.1 jersey at Old Trafford subsequent season.
Sky Sports pundit Roy Keane was livid with De Gea following the error, saying he’s “the most overrated goalkeeper I’ve seen in a long, long time.”
And talking to BBC Radio 5 Live, Schwarzer additionally appeared removed from impressed with De Gea’s current kind.
“Over the past 18 months David de Gea has made a considerable amount of mistakes and that’s not expected from a keeper at that level,’ said Schwarzer.
“For a high, world-class keeper, the utmost variety of errors resulting in a aim should not be greater than two a season and he is clearly made greater than that.”
Schwarzer also believes Henderson has a strong chance of becoming United’s first choice ‘keeper next season, and thinks De Gea’s place in the starting line-up could be in danger.
“It will come to a head, while you’ve bought Dean Henderson taking part in so nicely at Sheffield United and he is made it clear he will not sit on the bench,” Schwarzer added.
“Is Henderson good enough to take the number one shirt at United? He has the potential.”
De Gea will little question be determined to place issues proper when United tackle Sheffield United on Wednesday in what may very well be an enormous recreation in deciding the European qualification spots, with the Blades simply two factors behind the Red Devils having performed a recreation much less.