Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants his goalkeepers to compete to prove who deserves to be the club’s No.1.
This was stated by the Red Devils boss at a press conference.
“If it’s Dean or David, I’m very comfortable with both of them to play, and I’m very happy that none of them are happy not to play.
“When you’re a part of Manchester United, there are always going to be players coming in that don’t just come to fill the bench. Everyone has ambition to take your shirt.
“I was there myself as a striker. We signed Ruud van Nistelrooy, Diego Forlan, Louis Saha, loads of top strikers, Dwight Yorke and Teddy Sheringham.
“The aim for me then is to prove to the manager that ‘okay, I don’t mind you signing these, but I’m still important for you and I’m still going to give everything I can to play.
“It’s the same – right-back, left-back, center-forward, goalkeeper. David has had 10 fantastic years, and he’s had challenges. Of course they want to play.
Dean Henderson has become Solskjaer’s first choice for the Europa League. The England goalkeeper has participated as a starter in all the games of this tournament.
On the other hand, David De Gea has become the starting goalkeeper for Premier League games.
But De Gea has been harshly criticized since last season for his mistakes and poor performance. However, the Spanish goalkeeper has always had the support of Solskjaer.
Although it seems that Solskjaer relied on performance to select the club’s No.1 and De Gea will have to work hard if he wants to retain his position at the club.