Sevilla have sent United star’s goalkeeper, David de Gea, a ‘cheeky’ message; as the two European heavyweights prepare to battle it out at Old Trafford in order to secure a Champions League quarter-finals spot.
The Spanish side were breathtaking during the 1st leg of the UCL Round of 16 against the Red Devils at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, but courtesy of a simply phenomenal performance by De Gea, the game ended in a goalless draw.
The 27-year-old’s out-of-the-world save to deny Luis Muriel’s close-range header turned out to be the difference between the two sides, and Los Nervionenses understand that if he once again delivers a similar kind of performance at home, their chances of qualifying would become very slim.
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Thus, the La Liga club has sent a ‘cheeky request’ to the Spanish international on Twitter ahead of their clash.
Keep your best stuff for the @FIFAWorldCup this time 😉🇪🇸
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— Sevilla FC (@SevillaFC_ENG) March 12, 2018
Meanwhile, United legend, Rio Ferdinand, had also labelled the Red Devils’ No. 1 as the ‘best goalkeeper in the world’ after the first leg in Spain.
While talking on BT Sport, Ferdinand said: “We were talking about De Gea before when he first came, even as players we were sitting there with doubts really.