Man Utd keeper De Gea admits: Premier League action is non-stop!

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea admits there's big differences between the Premier League and Spanish Liga. De Gea joined United in the summer from Atletico Madrid.

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea admits there's big differences between the Premier League and Spanish Liga.

De Gea joined United in the summer from Atletico Madrid.

He told Inside United: "Well, I think it's fair to say La Liga and the Premier League are the two best leagues in the world and in that sense they're very similar, they're at a similar level. But it's well known that here in England the style of play is rather more physical and as a goalkeeper you've got to be right on it, you've got to be attentive all through the match.

"The players coming at you can shoot from any angle, they can shoot from distance – you need to be aware that you might get a shot from distance at any time. Having said that, there's also a lot of crosses from the sides, a lot of high balls and aerial play. So you've got to be able to get in there and block, interfere and stop shots being taken.

"I knew when I was coming that this was the style of play I was coming into, so I was pretty much ready and I was already confident when I came here. I knew I'd need to train a lot, which I do. I concentrate a lot on blocking shots and it is going well for me."

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