After Dean Henderson temporarily challenged and supplanted De Gea as the club’s No. 1, De Gea has cemented himself as the indisputable No. 1.
Man Utd coach, Ten Hag identifies De Gea’s successor. Last season, Man United allowed 53 Premier League goals, a club record, but De Gea stopped the number from rising to a point where it would have been almost absurd.
After Dean Henderson departed Man United for Nottingham Forest on loan, De Gea’s standing was improved to begin the current campaign because Tom Heaton would fill in for the Spain international.
Ilan Meslier of Leeds United is seen by Ten Hag and Man United as the perfect long-term alternative for De Gea, while they acknowledge that he is not attainable right now.