16 Apr Man Utd news: David de Gea calls on Red Devils to enhance to beat Barcelona
The goalkeeper issued a rallying cry before his side’s Champions League quarter-final next leg
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea cautioned the Red Devils has to enhance against Barcelona in the Champions League.
United traveling to Barcelona on Tuesday trailing 1-0 from the quarter-final tie and fighting for form after their underwhelming Premier League success against West Ham.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s United — that had dropped four of the previous five games before Saturday’s fixture — had an overdue Paul Pogba penalty to watch West Ham 2-1 at Old Trafford.
Solskjaer states the club can’t seem to previous successes, such as his in 1999, before Tuesday’s battle, but tee team could find out from their comeback from Paris Saint-Germain.
And De Gea issued a rallying cry before the Camp Nou blockbuster after United failed to register a shot on goal in the home to Barca at the starting leg.
— David de Gea (@D_DeGea) April 13, 2019
“Obviously it is hard, but if you’d like to be a high team you’ve got to play with large Champions League games, and the weekend following it is the Premier League,” De Gea explained.
“So you need to get focused and prepared for a challenging game . I believe we did not play nicely [against West Ham], we must improve a great deal and today we’ve got a large obstacle on Tuesday.
“We will attempt to battle and win the match. We could go with much more assurance following the 3 factors.
“it is a significant challenge, a unique event, in Spain, against Barcelona, a Champions League nighttime, so it is likely to be an remarkable game.
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“We are pleased with the triumph, but in exactly the exact same time we must improve considerably.”
Manchester United now sit fifth in the Premier League since they struggle Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham for 2 areas in the top .
After confronting Barca, they will take on Everton on Sunday within their return to Premier League activity.