David de Gea apologises for howler in Man United's Brentford defeat

David de Gea ASKS to be interviewed by Sky Sports so he can apologise for his early howler in Man United’s DISGRACEFUL first half at Brentford as the Spanish stopper admits he ‘cost my team two points’

  •  David de Gea asks for interview following his performance against Brentford 
  •  The Spanish keeper’s horrendous error led to Josh Dasilva’s opening goal 
  •  Brentford beat Man United 4-0 at with four first half goals in West London 
  •  Red Devils face back-to-back defeats in opening two Premier League games 

David de Gea asked Sky Sports to be interviewed after Manchester United’s 4-0 defeat to Brentford, so he could take repressibility for the disastrous result. 

The Spanish stopper was at fault for Brentford’s opening goal, letting Josh Dasilva’s shot slip between his hands and into the net. 

The Bees would then go on to score three further first half goals through Mathias Jensen, Ben Mee and Bryan Mbeumo in a shocking 45 minutes from the visitors. 

Speaking after the game, the 31-year-old admitted he cost his side two points and owned up to his poor performance.    


David De Gea asked to be interviewed following Man United’s 4-0 defeat to Brentford 

The Spanish goalkeeper let slip a shot from Josh Dasilva for Brentford’s opening goal  

‘I want to take responsibility.’ De Gea said.    

‘I think I cost my team two points. It was a poor performance from me. I think so. That can happen in football. 

‘We should react better but I should have saved the first shot. If I had the first result might be different. Maybe I have to read the game better and kick it long. We always try to play we always try to have the ball. 

‘We are not like other teams. We see teams concede a goal and then win 5-1. For us I made a mistake and it may have changed the result.’

New manager Erik ten Hag rang the changes at the break, removing new signing Lisandro Martinez and replacing him with Raphael Varane. 

United players were left stunned by a first half that saw Brentford score four goals on Saturday

However, they failed to salvage something from the game and Brentford comfortably saw the second half out to record a famous Premier League win. 

De Ge admits that his side had it too easy in pre-season and that the teams around the Red Devils have improved, while United have stood still.    

‘It is too easy to play pre-season when you play for nothing’. The Spaniard continued. 

‘I need to keep working as much as I can. We stick together as a team and keep working.

‘We have a lot to learn from the manager. I’m not sure to be honest. Teams are improving a lot and we stay where we are. It was a good pre-season but it is not enough. We need to play for the badge and play for the club’ 

The United fans show their anger after watching their side suffer a massive first half meltdown 

The Brentford players celebrate a famous 4-0 victory at the Brentford Community Stadium 

The result mean’s Manchester United have suffered back-to-back defeats in their first two Premier League games, after losing to Brighton on the opening weekend of the season. 

The club are now rooted to the bottom of the Premier League and no United player has managed to find the net for the club so far this season. 

United next face the daunting task of playing Liverpool in next weekend’s Monday Night Football.  

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