Solskjaer hails De Gea after win

Solskjaer hails De Gea after win

And with another prolific marksman, Heung-Min Son, now departing for the United Arab Emirates to represent South Korea in the Asian Cup, the cupboard suddenly threatens to look bare.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba felt Jose Mourinho's system and tactics made it "really difficult" for him to flourish before the Portuguese's sacking.

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Lloris redeemed himself with two saves from Pogba but after that it was all about the excellence of De Gea as Spurs, roared on by the majority of the 80,000 crowd, desperately sought an equaliser.

When asked about his favourite save from the game, De Gea replied, "I don't even remember some of the saves, so I can't pick up a best". "We've had some great goalkeepers and he's challenging Edwin (van der Sar) and Peter (Schmeichel) for the number one spot historically". We all enjoyed playing together today [Sunday].

Gareth Southgate is under consideration to be the next permanent manager of Manchester United, according to Sky sources. My worry is that it was a bad tackle in the last moment.

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Manchester United won't have Eric Bailly (suspension) and Marcos Rojo (injury); in fact, the Argentinian defender travelled to his native country so he can enter a rehab program closer to his family.

In a fiercely contested first half which almost resembled a game of chess at times, both United and Spurs traded blow for blow - Harry Kane's goal correctly ruled offside before United very nearly went through on several occasions.

Pogba, whose relationship with Mourinho had deteriorated sharply, looks rejuvenated under Solskjaer - he has been involved in eight goals under the interim boss, with four goals and four assists. Defending diligently, but most importantly leading the Manchester United counter-attacks with his precise passing. Solskjaer is winning games and plaudits, while his predecessor is having his reputation damaged further.

"I am open to adapting myself, because it is so important to be happy and to feel that you are important inside in a project that you need to give your best". This is my position.

"I have good memories (of Solskjaer) because I was there in Camp Nou with Toni Jimenez (former Espanyol teammate) who is now my goalkeeping coach, when he scored after 90 minutes", said the Spurs manager. After the match he referenced Frank Lampard as a stylistic inspiration, and that was clear in the way he attacked.

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