David de Gea has a new role in the Manchester United dressing room
You’d figure most footballers would view themselves as somewhat appalling to play 500 games for Manchester United and win only one league title, however David de Gea doesn’t check out at it that way.
The Spaniard will turn into the eleventh player in the club’s set of experiences to hit that achievement when he plays against Newcastle in the Premier League today and the honor he feels to in any case be addressing United is clear.
De Gea’s 11-and-a-piece long periods of administration have created recently that one Premier League title, in 2012/13, as well as a FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League, however there’s been nothing for five years at this point.
Subsequent to showing up from Atletico Madrid in the late spring of 2011 as a promising yet crude young person, De Gea’s United profession was on the ropes early, however the club showed confidence in him and albeit the decorations haven’t streamed, he has compensated them over the long haul.
He held off a test from Dignitary Henderson to stay the club’s No. 1 and has played each game up to this point this season. On the off chance that he keeps on doing that, toward the finish of the mission he could climb to seventh on the unsurpassed appearances list.
Yet, first comes game No. 500 for United, an achievement that implies such a huge amount to De Gea.
“It is an insane thing. 500 games is never simple at a major club like Manchester United. Thus, indeed, I’m super pleased to arrive at 500 games,” he said.
“It’s something astonishing and I can hardly hold on to play the game to arrive at the 500. To continue appreciating and playing for this club. Furthermore, attempt to win, it’s overwhelmingly significant.
“To be straightforward no one hopes to play that numerous years and that many games. It is an inconceivable thing. It is a ton of years here, a great deal of games. It’s an honor to be here playing for this club and I feel thus, so glad.”
Requested his #1 second, De Gea isn’t honored with sequential finals or Premier League shootouts to pick from, yet he holds the confidence that the greatest days at Old Trafford are in front of him, in spite of the club’s inability to win a prize beginning around 2017.
“Presumably when we lifted the Premier League prize is the best second,” he said. “Yet, frankly, simply wearing this shirt and playing for the club is so great. I trust and assume the greatest days are just on the horizon so how about we continue on and continue to really buckle down.”
De Gea’s agreement is fulfilled toward the finish of this season, albeit United have the choice to expand it by a year and the goalkeeper needs to sign another arrangement.
His job inside the changing area has become more important in ongoing seasons and he has arisen as a component of an administration bunch this term.
While he shows up for the club today, just Marcus Rashford and Cristiano Ronaldo have played in excess of 250 games for United of the ongoing crew.
It is a genuinely crude gathering regarding the experience of the spotlight and power of life at Old Trafford, so De Gea is giving his best for assist with directing others.
“Obviously, it’s gigantic at a club to have encountered players in the team that know the Premier League and know when you’re feeling the squeeze and expertise to manage the strain. To have that at a club like Man Utd is really significant,” he said.
“For sure we have myself and a few players in the changing area with experience is really significant.”
At the point when De Gea endorsed for United for around £19million they looked quite possibly of the most steady club in Europe under the direction of Sir Alex Ferguson.
In any case, his retirement two years into De Gea’s time at the club has left them in a condition of ceaseless remaking, with Erik ten Witch the eighth different manager (counting guardians and breaks) that the 31-year-old goalkeeper has played under since Ferguson.
There are indications of consolation under Ten Witch, with United fifth in the Premier League and as great as through to the knockout phases of the Europa League.
De Gea was examined in the wake of committing several errors in the loss to Brentford in Ten Witch’s subsequent game in control and he’s been told to work out from the back less from that point forward, however he accepts progress is obvious under the Dutchman.
“When we are hungry to win. We know what we have to do on the pitch. We want the ball, we want to press high, we want to dictate the game and I think what we are trying every single game and go there to try to win the games,” he said.
“You cannot expect massive changes in just a couple of months. So it’s step by step – keep improving every game, every training session. We need to time to get better and better but I think the feeling is good.
“He tries to give his ideas to the team so you have to perform and be ready to play like he wants. That happens in every team.”