David de Gea talks his Arsenal heroics and claims Man Utd better without Pogba
David De Gea stops Alexis Sanchez’s effort with his foot (Picture: REUTERS)

David de Gea has revealed he felt ‘unbeatable’ at the Emirates as he inspired Manchester United to a 3-1 win.

The goalkeeper made a remarkable 14 saves in a game where Arsenal had 33 shots on goal.

A double save in the second half saw De Gea spring from the floor to stop Alexis Sanchez‘s close-range tap-in after pushing away Alexandre Lacazette’s effort.

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It was an incredible performance and one United will draw on as they prepare to welcome Manchester City to Old Trafford next week without the likes of Paul Pogba unavailable.

‘Sometimes, you just start a game with a really good save, with a good feeling, you feel that [unbeatable],’ De Gea told MUTV.

David de Gea gets low to catch the ball
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Paul Pogba hugs David de Gea after a game
De Gea is hugged by Paul Pogba (Picture: REUTERS)

‘But we started the game really well, we scored two important goals and it’s true that we lost a bit of a control of the game after, but it was a good performance.’

Pogba was sent off late in the game against Arsenal after he appeared to accidentally stamp on Hector Bellerin’s leg.

United were enraged by the decision and Pogba even sarcastically clapped referee Andre Marriner as he walked off the pitch.

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Paul Pogba cannot believe he is sent off as Marriner brandishes the red card
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Pogba’s suspension comes at a terrible time for United with Premier League leaders City set to rock up to Old Trafford on Sunday.

But, De Gea believes United defended better once Pogba was sent off.

‘We probably defended better after Paul was sent off,’ he said.

Paul Pogba cannot believe he is sent off
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David de Gea makes a save
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‘We defended very well, I don’t think they created many chances after that, so the three points stayed with us.

‘It was a brilliant performance from the team, defensively and on the counter-attack we killed them, so we’re really happy with the three points.’

P{ogba’s three-game suspension could be extended with the FA deciding on whether to hand down a further ban for his sarcastic clapping.

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