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Peter Schmeichel

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Schmeichel recalls serious plea for Man Utd to avoid De Gea swoop

Date published: Thursday 16th July 2020 4:52 Peter Schmeichel has revealed that he had serious doubts about David de Gea before Manchester United signed the Spaniard in 2011. De Gea moved to Old Trafford from Atletico Madrid to replace outgoing club stalwart Edwin van der Sar. The stopper initially struggled, though, and faced heavy criticism for his poor performances. Across Europe in Germany, however, was a 25-year-old Manuel Neuer who, after recently impressing against United in the Champions League, followed a similar fate to De Gea in agreeing an exciting move to Bayern Munich. Speaking to United’s Unscripted series, Schmeichel revealed how he was desperate for his former club to avoid De Gea and instead swoop for Neuer....
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Schmeichel brands current Man Utd star as ‘shocking’ in furious tirade

Date published: Tuesday 7th July 2020 7:02 Man Utd legend Peter Schmeichel launched a scathing attack on certain people within his former side’s squad, labelling the actions of one star as ‘shocking.’ The Red Devils have recently begun to show signs of genuine progress under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.A 16 match unbeaten run spearheaded by Portuguese playmaker Bruno Fernandes has revitalised the club. While mouths have been watering over the potency of their vibrant front three. However, despite the upturn in fortune, former treble-winning goalkeeper Schmeichel believes Solskjaer still has a big task ahead of him in weeding out weaker and questionable elements of the squad. The Dane believes that some Man Utd stars have b...