This is the real Man United - De Gea confesses as fans get excited

This is the real Man United - De Gea confesses as fans get excited

- Manchester United shot-stopper David De Gea posted a man-of-the-match performance against Tottenham at Wembley

- The Spain international was brilliant on the night, forcing fantastic saves from Harry Kane, Toby Alderweireld and Dele Alli

- The Red Devils have now closed the gap on Arsenal in fifth position as they are back in contention for a top-four finish

United's hero at Wembley David De Gea has said that the real Manchester United are back following their 1-0 win over Tottenham.

The Red Devils had a decent first half as Ole Gunnar Solksjaer's men got their noses in front through Marcus Rashford.

A delightful pass from Paul Pogba found the England striker and he made no mistake in applying the finish as United took the lead into the break.

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However, Mauricio Pochettino's side came out smoking in the second period but were denied owing to a couple of goalkeeping brilliance from De Gea.

The Spain international forced a save from Harry Kane, Toby Alderweireld and Dele Alli taking his tally of saves to 11 in the match.

Instead of crediting himself for the win at Wembley, De Gea chose to praise his teammates for getting maximum points.

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"We won the game against a top team, we controlled the first half but in the second half they had chances," he told Sky Sports.

"I was feeling very well with the first two saves, it was a great game.

"I don't even remember some of the saves so I can't pick a best. The manager brought some happiness, the players are playing well and the team is very strong now.

"This is the real Manchester United ."

His last six words sent fans into meltdown.

One tweeted: "De Gea: 'This is the real Man Utd' Love that. Very fortunate second half but I would anticipate the over excitement from MUFC fans will be because they have their team back."

Another supporter posted: "'This is the real Manchester United’. I LOVE YOU DE GEA."

A separate fan said: "De Gea just said this is the REAL Manchester United. Couldn’t have said it any better."

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Manchester United recorded their sixth consecutive victory following a 1-0 win over Tottenham at the Wembley Stadium.

Marcus Rashford scored the only goals of the match as United in the first half as United are now level on points with Arsenal in fifth on the log.


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