Neville and more: Man United legends react to De Gea’s world-class save

David De Gea sends his former Man United colleagues into a frenzy

Philip Neville was quick to hail David De Gea as Manchester United’s signing of the summer after the goalkeeper pulled off the above world-class save in a 3-2 victory over Southampton.

The Spain international was restored to the United line-up for their 3-1 win against Liverpool last week after the 25-year-old came close to a move to Real Madrid in the summer transfer window.

However, De Gea signed a new five-year deal after his proposed move fell through, and United’s reigning player of the year looks in good form after he produced a stunning save to deny

And Neville didn’t hold back in his assessment of De Gea’s continued importance to United:

Former United striker Michael Owen is happy to see De Gea responding in the best possible fashion to his criticis:

Where Owen’s own critics are concerned, the retired England forward wasted no time putting some dissenting followers in their place:

Finally, Rio Ferdinand ponders how many points United would have if De Gea had started the season in goal for Louis van Gaal’s side:

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