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David De Gea confident going into the Manchester Derby

Manchester United’s number one admits that the midweek 4-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen has really boosted the clubs confidence going into this weekends fixture away to Manchester City.

Speaking with, David De Gea said:

“The victory has boosted our confidence for Sunday, it was important to kick off with a win; we made a good start and got the three points, which gives us peace of mind.

“We’ve since had a few days to prepare for City and we’re looking forward to the match.”

Since the transfer saga of the summer involving Wayne Rooney, he has come back with two man of the match performances for Manchester United.

David De Gea is full of praise for the England striker, who become only the fourth man to reach 200 goals for United against Leverkusen.

De Gea added:

“Not only did he score goals, he played some great football, worked hard, brought dynamism to the team and played a really great game

“It’s good for us that he and Robin score goals. It is important; they are key players and this year they will combine to great effect.”

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