Lindegaard pointed to the example of Javier Hernandez who was expected to have little impact in his first season at Old Trafford following a £7m move from Mexican club Chivas last summer yet ended up scoring 20 goals and keeping Dimitar Berbatov and Michael Owen out of the team.
Asked if he might surprise the people who assumed he was signed as a back-up keeper, Lindegaard said: "I hope so. You have players coming to the club who are not huge signings and make their way.
"Chicharito was maybe the best player last season but he wasn't brought in as a huge star. He made his way and he's a real example of how to do it.
"There are a lot of clever experts in this game and that's just a part of it. I don't mind what the experts say."