And if he goes 84 minutes at The Hawthorns without conceding, he will break Petr Cech’s Premier League shut-out record of 1,025 minutes, set in 2005.
United boss Sir Alex Ferguson said: "Nemanja Vidic and Jonny Evans have been superb for some time now and their performances in front of Edwin have helped us equal Chelsea’s record of 10 consecutive League games without conceding.
"Edwin’s calmness and concentration are doing us a power of good and he’s playing as well as he has ever done. This season, I’ve given him breaks and he didn’t like it at first, but I think he sees the wisdom now in me nursing a player of his age through the season.
"He has certainly been at a peak during our recent run."