During bitter cross-town rivals Manchester City’s 1-0 victory away to Sheffield United on Tuesday evening, Manchester United supporters marvelled at loanee keeper Dean Henderson’s performance as he saved an early penalty from Gabriel Jesus – which also prompted a media debate over whether he could eventually replace David De Gea.
Henderson has contributed immensely to a resolute Blades defence so far this campaign, with Chris Wilder’s men conceding the joint-second fewest amount of goals out of any Premier League side. The English shot-stopper is also currently locked in a battle with Ben Foster and Kasper Schmeichel for most clean sheets in the league, with all three keepers having kept eight so far (Premier League) – twice as many as current Red Devils first choice David De Gea. As a result, some sections of the media (BBC) have begged the question, should the 22 year-old be given a shot at Euro 2020 under Gareth Southgate?
United supporters, in particular, were in awe over the keeper following his heroics, with one suggesting he is ‘better than De Gea’ – especially taking into consideration his superior save percentage of 74.68% compared to the Spaniard’s 60.32%, as per the BBC. Find all of their best comments from Twitter down below.
Better than De Gea
— B L A C K—C H Y L D (@ogbasaeed) January 21, 2020
Not to mention he’s had like 2 fantastic saves this half
— Liam (@Utd_Liam_) January 21, 2020
Love that quote from him not long ago. Something along the lines of “I’d give my right arm to play for that club.” Has to be #1 soon
— Dan Winkle (@DanWinkleMUFC) January 21, 2020
Number 1 for us soon 🔥
— Majestic Prince (@prince__1010) January 21, 2020
If de gea doesn’t get back to his best cash in and bring henderson back even Ed can’t mess that up
— yambo (@yambo85) January 21, 2020
DDG last saved a penalty in 1933. Get Deano in asap
— UTFR 🇾🇪🔰 (@za3_ye) January 21, 2020
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