This is a Guest post by Tolu Rasaq/¥oung T

From his first match against Man City in the Community shield where he made some few mistakes to his recent match against Athletic Bilbao, Man Utd’s £18 De Gea has really come a long way this season. Nearly seven months on from his nightmarish start, the 21-year-old is answering his critics in superb fashion, just in time to face West Brom at Old Trafford on Sunday,earlier this season when Sir Alex Ferguson’s men travelled to West Brom last August, De Gea allowed Shane Long’s tame shot to go straight through his arms, pulling the Baggies level after Wayne Rooney’s opener.

Later on, everyone noticed his lack of confidence under high-balls as well as a lack of vocal presence throughout the game became clear, with...