Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea apologised to his teammates at half time of Sunday's game against Chelsea following another high-profile error.
The Spaniard could only parry Antonio Rudiger's long range strike straight out to Marcos Alonso, who scored to give the Blues a valuable point in their huge clash at Old Trafford in the race for a top four spot.
The report also claims that an Old Trafford source said:
“The boss told him to forget about it and focus on the second-half which he did and made a couple of good saves.
3 - David de Gea has made three errors leading to goals in his last four games in all competitions for Manchester United - as many as in his previous 123 matches combined for the Red Devils. Sloppy. #MUNCHE pic.twitter.com/Tbq59cYSU7— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 28, 2019
“David was very down after the match and got dressed pretty quickly and quietly before leaving to go home.”
After being named Manchester United's Player of the Year for four of the past five seasons, t
Ian Wright on De Gea: "There's something that's not right. If he (Ole) really wants to stamp his mark and let people know he isn't afraid to make decisions, he should take him out.” #mufc [BBC]— United Xtra (@utdxtra) April 29, 2019
De Gea's drop in form has increased speculation over his future, with the shot stopper's Old Trafford contract expiring next summer.
It's unlikely the club will let him go for free, so they will face a big decision at the end of the campaign on whether they should convince him to stay, or cash in on their most consistent performer since his arrival from Atletico Madrid in 2011.