David De Gea Undergo Special Training Sessions

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed goalkeeper David de Gea has undergone special training sessions in order to prepare for the away clash with Stoke. The 21-year-old made an uncertain start to life at Old Trafford, making several high-profile errors in his first month at the club, despite the team winning all but one of their eight games this season. Saturday’s opponents Stoke are renowned for their aerial…

September 24, 2011

Kevin Davies Tells De Gea To Expect A Rough Ride On Saturday

Bolton captain Kevin Davies has told Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea to expect a rough ride at the Reebok Stadium on Saturday. De Gea has endured an uncomfortable start to life in England following his £18.3 million switch from Atletico Madrid in the summer and has been criticised for letting in three soft shots in his first four appearances for United, as well as looking suspect when claiming crosses….

September 9, 2011

David De Gea: I Will Improve

David De Gea insists the media had the right to criticise him after the mistakes that have blighted the early part of his Manchester United career. De Gea was at fault for goals in the Community Shield against Manchester City and in their opening win at West Bromwich Albion, while his footwork was also questioned after Arsenal’s defeat at Old Trafford. The young Spaniard, who arrived in the summer for…

September 8, 2011

Ashley Young: Manchester United Can Go All The Way

Manchester United winger Ashley Young has hailed his side’s 8-2 win over Arsenal but hopes they can maintain the good form throughout the season. The summer signing from Aston Villa scored two stunning goals to help Sir Alex Ferguson’s side inflict a humiliating defeat on the Gunners at Old Trafford. Reflecting on the game on Sunday, Young was over the moon with the team’s performance and urged his side not…

August 29, 2011

Chris Smalling: We Could Go From Strength To Strength

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling expects manager Sir Alex Ferguson to keep faith with his youngsters this season. A youthful-looking United gave an early indication of their potential with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Manchester City in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday. Defender Smalling, 21, new goalkeeper David de Gea, 20, and 20-year-old striker Danny Welbeck, who is back from a loan spell at Sunderland, all started. New…

August 8, 2011

Alex Ferguson Expects More From Rivals

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted he expected rivals Arsenal and Chelsea to spend more money in the transfer window than they have done so far. United have splashed over £50 million on David de Gea, Phil Jones and Ashley Young, but Arsenal have landed just two – Gervinho from Lille and Carl Jenkinson from Charlton – while Chelsea have only bought Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, whom they…

August 3, 2011