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Wojciech Szczesny Called it Spot On About David de Gea Back in 2011

Wojciech Szczesny Called it Spot On About David de Gea Back in 2011

Wojciech Szczesny called it spot on about David de Gea back in 2011.

The Juventus goalkeeper was at Arsenal at the time the Spanish goalkeeper was making a difficult start to life at Old Trafford.

He’d just been signed by Sir Alex Ferguson in an £18.9million move from Atletico Bilbao and was thrown straight into the team from the off.

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And de Gea struggled, finding it particularly difficult to deal with the physical nature of playing in English football.

Szczesny has experience of playing in England with Arsenal, spending eight years on and off as the Gunners goalkeeper.

So he’s ideally placed to talk about what it takes. His assessment of de Gea at the beginning of his career looks spot on now the Spaniard is arguably the best goalkeeper in the world:

That is absolutely spot on from Szczesny.

De Gea has made 304 appearances for the club since signing and has more than adapted to playing in England.

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