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Was Mourinho right that struggling De Gea was 'lucky' to get bumper new deal?

Tottenham supervisor Jose Mourinho seems to have made a precise forecast with respect to David de Gea's quick transgress. 

Mourinho asserted De Gea was 'fortunate' to sign a huge new agreement while on punditry obligation for Sky Sports last September, with the Spaniard persevering through a troublesome 2019/20 battle. 


De Gea, who gains around £375,000 seven days, couldn't keep out Olivier Giroud's opener and afterward mishandled Mason Mount's long-extend exertion after the span as United lost 3-1 against Chelsea in their FA Cup semi-final on Sunday. 

While Mourinho trusts De Gea is an 'awesome' attendant, he believes he was blessed to land a huge cash new arrangement. 


"De Gea? I think the second when he marked his gigantic agreement, is the second I don't think United requirements to pay as much as that to have him," Mourinho said. 

"A couple of years back he had the world after him, at this time, most of the enormous entryways were shut. 


"The Real Madrid entryway is shut, they needn't bother with a goalkeeper after [Thibaut] Courtois. Barcelona is shut with youthful and awesome [Marc-Andre] ter Stegen and Paris Saint-Germain is shut too as they marked Keylor Navas who is a generally excellent goalkeeper.

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