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How Chelsea Game Marked The Beginning Of De Gea At Man Utd

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Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel has narrated how Red Devils shot stopper David De Gea saved his career at Old Trafford with a big performance against Premier League rivals Chelsea in 2012.

The ex-Manchester United goalkeeper praised the remarkable development of De Gea as one of the world’s best shot stoppers at the club in a chat with the Premier League’s website.

David De Gea was heavily criticised when he joined Manchester United from Spanish La Liga club Atletico Madrid in a deal worth £18.3m in 2011.

The Spaniard suffered a great deal for his lack of aerial prowess in the early stages of his Manchester United career before things turned around for him for the better.

According to five-time Premier League winner Peter Schmeichel, David De Gea turned his Manchester United career for the better when he made several saves to help the Red Devils to a well earned 3-3 draw with rivals Chelsea.

De Gea went on to win the Premier Manchester United title with the Red Devils during the 2012/13 season in want was the final campaign under the successful managerial reign of Sir Alex Ferguson.

The Spanish international star would be hoping that he can help Manchester United boost their top four hopes when they face rivals Liverpool on Sunday evening.

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