David De Gea is Man Utd’s one true world class player – Gary Neville

David De Gea is Man Utd’s one true world class player – Gary Neville

David De Gea is the one truly world class player in Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United squad, according to Gary Neville.

Speaking after the Red Devil’s 4-0 win over Everton at Old Trafford, the former Man United defender made a point of highlighting De Gea’s performance despite the one-side scoreline and suggested he could be the single best shot-stopper in world football.

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The 26-year-old made a handful of important saves to keep his fourth clean sheet of the season – more than any other Premier League goalkeeper –  having only conceded twice in the away draw at Stoke.

Neville said on Sky Sports’ Super Sunday coverage: “You could argue he’s the outstanding goalkeeper in the world. He’s Man United’s world class player.

“I gave him quite a bit of stick when he first came here, but he is nowhere near that now.”

De Gea has successfully completed 100% of his 15 attempted catches this season.