David De Gea issues Man United rallying cry ahead of Norwich clash

David De Gea sends a message to his Manchester United team-mates ahead of Norwich City clash

David De Gea has urged his Manchester United team-mates to stick together ahead of the visit of Norwich City at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon.

The Red Devils are winless in their last five games in all competitions after a 2-1 defeat by promoted side Bournemouth at Vitality Stadium last Saturday.

We have a terrific spirit in the dressing room

David De Gea

The 20-time English champions crashed out of the Champions League earlier this month after a surprise 3-2 defeat by Bundesliga side Wolfsburg in Germany.

Louis van Gaal and his players are coming under increased criticism after a poor run of form and a lack of goals over the past month or so.

However, the club’s reigning player of the year De Gea has insisted that United are still showing fighting spirit ahead of their clash against the Canaries.

De Gea told United’s website: “When you’re going through tough times, that’s when you become a very close unit and that is what we are.

“We have a terrific spirit in the dressing room, we’re all very much together and we’re all pulling in the same direction to do the very best we can for the club.

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“It’s been a difficult time for us with some disappointing results but we’ll go forward with confidence and with our fans by our side, always trying to help us. We have to improve, win our matches and try to pick things up.”

The Red Devils are in fourth place in the Premier League table and six points behind surprise leaders Leicester City ahead of their clash against Norwich.

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