The 24-year-old is back between the sticks for their match with Liverpool, after being left out for the first six matches of the season. Sergio Romero had been playing in goal while the Spain international was the subject of interest from Real Madrid.
However, a move to the Bernabeu fell apart, and now the former Atletico Madrid man has signed a new deal at Old Trafford. Subsequently, manager Louis van Gaal has put the player back in to the first team, starting him against Liverpool.
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Supporters have been very happy to see the ‘keeper playing again. This is no surprise with De Gea having won the Player of the Season award for the last two years. Having him back in the side will be a major boost after a worrying defeat to Swansea City. They will need him to be in top form if they are going to improve on the fourth place finish of the last campaign.
— 101 Great Goals (@101greatgoals) September 12, 2015
David de Gea has been welcomed back with open arms by the Old Trafford faithful. pic.twitter.com/vakCQeUaKB
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) September 12, 2015
Man Utd announcer leaving David de Gea’s name until last – and a suitably thunderous reception for the keeper who has signed a new deal.
— Phil McNulty (@philmcnulty) September 12, 2015
— Manchester United (@TrueRedDevils20) September 12, 2015
David de Gea welcomed inside Old Trafford… pic.twitter.com/Mn2APws56R
— TheSPORTbible (@TSBible) September 12, 2015