By Amir Mir
Stan Collymore has confidently claimed that Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is better than his counterpart Hugo Lloris.
The former Premier League striker stated that De Gea is “the best goalkeeper in the world” when comparing the Spaniard to the Tottenham ace.
Both players are integral figures at their respective clubs as both United and Spurs are aiming to secure a Champions League place this season.
At this moment in time, Mauricio Pochettino’s second-placed side lead fifth-placed United by seven points in the table, but the Manchester club have a game in hand on the London outfit.
Ahead of France’s international friendly with Spain, a supporter asked Collymore which team had the better shot stopper and this was his response.
“De Gea is the best goalkeeper in the world, bar none,” Collymore wrote on his personal Twitter account.
in your opinion, which side has the better keeper? Spain, De Gea or France, Lloris?
— Jon Mannings (@jonthfc) March 28, 2017
De Gea is the best goalkeeper on the world. Bar none. https://t.co/XrsN1H9FGE
— Stan Collymore (@StanCollymore) March 28, 2017
Lloris has played 25 Premier League games for Pochettino’s side this season, securing ten clean sheets during those matches.
Furthermore, De Gea has helped United secure the same number of clean sheets, but the 26-year-old has played two games more.
Spurs boast the best defensive record in the Premier League this term, joint with current leaders Chelsea with the duo only conceding 21 goals from their 28 matches.
By contrast, United have conceded two more goals in their 27 games as Mourinho will be hoping they can see off Tony Pulis’ West Brom on Saturday afternoon.
Pochettino will be planning for a tough away trip at Burnley who have picked up points against the likes of Chelsea and Liverpool at home this term.
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