Ex-Man Utd coach Coton: De Gea criticism over the top

Former Manchester United goalkeeper coach Tony Coton has hit back at David De Gea's critics. Sir Alex Ferguson kept faith with him for their FA Cup win over Fulham, which pleased Coton.

Former Manchester United goalkeeper coach Tony Coton has hit back at David De Gea's critics.

Sir Alex Ferguson kept faith with him for their FA Cup win over Fulham, which pleased Coton.

"The criticism of De Gea has not just been over the top this week, it has been all season," Coton told MUTV.

"Whenever a goal goes in they seem to point the finger at David. I hoped he would play, just to shut the rumours up that he had been dropped."

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