Jose Mourinho calls David De Gea 'best goalkeeper in world' after heroics

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After that David De Gea kept them at bay with a goalkeeping masterclass which included a Premier League record-equalling 14 saves, until Lacazette gave them hope.

"If I am a player, and I think with what we produced we have a huge potential, and we lose the game, we can not accept that".

Man United's mercurial talisman Paul Pogba may have strayed into that risky territory this weekend when speaking to BBC Football Focus about City's players.

The striker played an integral role as Manchester United secured a 3-1 victory at the Emirates.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was sad to see Paul Pogba get a red card that will cause the Manchester United midfielder to miss the top-of-the-table derby match next weekend. In my case, it's different because I want to win.

"You know - if you are my friends, don't ask me the question, because you know I get into problems".

In a post-match huddle which also included Jose Mourinho, Thierry Henry and William Gallas, he gestured that it may have been Bellerin's odd attempt to tackle that was to blame.

"I told him after the match what I saw today was the best goalkeeper in the world", Mourinho told BT Sport.

Arsene Wenger felt Arsenal produced an "absolutely brilliant" performance against Manchester United that was ruined by early defensive errors.

That said, Wenger was amazed they did not make more of the chances they created, especially once Paul Pogba was given a straight red card with 15 minutes remaining.

Before this week, Jesse Lingard's only goals for Manchester United this season had come in the Carabao Cup, against Burton Albion and Swansea City, in games that have already been largely forgotten.

Even so, Wenger acknowledged Arsenal had only themselves to blame for a loss that effectively ended their title bid.

Two goals from Jesse Lingard and one from Antonio Valencia earned United the victory - Mourinho's first away against a top-six club since he arrived at Old Trafford.

"You have to dictate from the start and show strength in duels from the back", Wenger said.

"We worked pre-season well and hard about playing sometimes with three at the back, sometimes four".

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