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Man Utd keeper Heaton happy learning from Van der Sar

Tom Heaton says he's enjoying working with fellow goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar at Manchester United.

The new England U21 cap told Manchester United Radio: "I've got fantastic examples at this club," Heaton said. "Look at Edwin: he's 37 now and his performances this season have been second to none.

"I've learnt a lot from Edwin. I'm talking to him all the time and I couldn't have asked for him to be any better towards me. I'm always picking stuff up from him, whether I'm watching him in his pre-game warm-up or talking to him at the training ground.

"There are certainly a lot of things in Edwin's game I'd like to bring into mine. He's so relaxed and composed and I want to try and mirror that. Some of that comes with experience, of course, but I hope to develop that at this stage of my career.

"I'm only 21 and that's quite young for a goalkeeper. I'm still learning, I'm still developing and, most of all, I'm trying to get better all the time."

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