De Gea: Hernandez best finisher at Man United

Date published: Tuesday 13th October 2015 8:52

David De Gea has named rejected striker Javier Hernandez as the best finisher he has ever played alongside.

Hernandez was sold to Bayer Leverkusen in the summer after failing to convince Louis van Gaal with his all-round game, but he still has one fan at Old Trafford.

The Mexican has scored just once in the Bundesliga since his permanent exit in the summer.

Also highlighted for his fitness was departed star Rafael, who joined Lyon in the transfer window.

Complete De Gea picks on the Manchester United website:

Fastest player played with: “Antonio Valencia.”

Fastest player played against:  “That’s a tough one, but I think it’s Gareth Bale.”

Fittest player  played with: “Rafa is the fittest because he has the most stamina.”

Fittest player played against: “Cesar Azpilicueta.”

Toughest tackler played with? “It’d be Scholes or Giggs. Both went in hard!”

Toughest tackler played against? “I don’t know… keepers don’t often get tackled!”

Best passer played with? “Paul Scholes.”

Best passer played against? “Xabi Alonso.”

Best finisher played with: “My great friend Chicharito.”

Best finisher played against: “It’s hard, there are so many…I’ll say Samuel Eto’o.”


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