Solskjaer has no doubts De Gea will return to form

Solskjaer has no doubts De Gea will return to form

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea apologised to his teammates at half time of Sunday's game against Chelsea following another high-profile error.

De Gea has been at fault for a number of goals United have conceded in recent weeks, the latest coming in Sunday's 1-1 draw against Chelsea at Old Trafford.

United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had given a firm rebuttal on Friday to suggestions he could take De Gea out of the starting line-up after a costly mistake against Manchester City on Wednesday, and he will be faced with the same question again.

They are suffering at the end of a long, hard season and I still feel they have done incredibly well to be where they are when you consider everything that has been going on, with that lack of new faces and their wait to get into their new ground.

"David is someone who likes to play games and I will have chats with him and he will respond in the right way". He is a competitor and he wants to be the best.

Both sides had chances to take the lead and earn a valuable three points, however it finished all square between the two rivals.

De Gea had allowed Yan Valery's thunderbolt to beat him at his near post a week earlier, although more credit was given to the Southampton full-back's astonishing effort. The 1-0 win keeps City in front of title challengers Liverpool, with just two games left for all teams in the EPL.

Solskjaer rightly remains adamant that De Gea will not be dropped.

The problem will nearly certainly rule him out of the first leg of the Europa League semi-final at Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday.

Speaking after the United game, Sarri felt Rojo's booking for his challenge on Willian was insufficient punishment.

Sarri said: "The card was an orange card - between the yellow and the red card". We have to accept everything from the referee, it is not easy for the referee.

"It's not easy for the referee but in my opinion the yellow card was not enough".

Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United all failed to muster a win for the second consecutive Premier League weekend as the contenders for a place in next season's Champions League stumble towards the finish line.

"I don't know why the belief is not there, playing away isn't that same as home, we have big players, we can handle the pressure". In this moment for me, it's not really important.

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