Paul Scholes says Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is “clearly wrong” over his claims that Dean Henderson and David de Gea are at the moment primary.
Henderson impressed whereas on loan at Sheffield United last season because the Blades have one of many best defensive information within the Premier League.
He returned in the summertime to struggle for his place in Man Utd’s side with long-term primary De Gea offering him with stiff competition.
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Henderson has began current Premier League video games after De Gea went to attend the beginning of his first child – however the Spaniard was higher than the England international within the Europa League on Thursday evening.
Solskjaer shouldn’t be drawn on who his primary is however Scholes believes Henderson has an “alternative” to substantiate his place within the sideline.
Scholes said BT Sport: “I feel it is all the time awkward if you’re making an attempt to maintain two goalkeepers happy. I used to be in a team that attempted to replace Peter Schmeichel for years and it wasn’t till we bought Edwin van der Sar, 5 – 6 years later, that he appeared to have settled down once more. Who’s primary right here?
“Ole says they each are clearly wrong. I feel he could not wait to offer Dean Henderson a chance and with David de Gea’s girlfriend or spouse having a child, it gave him the chance to play Dean Henderson, which he has executed.
“I feel the primary is the one who performs within the Premier League video games. Has Dean Henderson utterly satisfied Ole? I feel he has a big alternative to do it, I do not suppose he has over the last 5 – 6 video games.
“It’s a must to say, David is a top quality keeper, the service he has given United, what he did for 4 or 5 years when United was struggling.
“They might have been a mid-table team with out him, he is lost a little bit of kind and somewhat confidence, however I would not put it off.”
Earlier than their Europa League victory over Granada, Solskjaer said he was “very snug” taking part in both goalkeeper in any match.
Solskjaer said: “Each time I try to elucidate to players why they don’t seem to be taking part in, these discussions stay personal.
“David [De Gea] has been and continues to be the best keeper. I am very snug taking part in with David or Dean and I am glad both of them is happy to be decrease.
“While you’re a part of Man United, players all the time come in and they don’t seem to be just there to fill the squad.
“I used to be there as a striker after we signed a batch of top strikers like Rooney, Sheringham, Yorke. However I needed to indicate the manager that I nonetheless have a job to play.
“David [De Gea] had a great 10 years at Man United. Sergio [Romero] most likely played fewer video games than it deserved. Dean is available in and needs to play. It is wholesome competition.
“The goalkeeping departments are a really tight group. They stay collectively extra and kind a bond.
“The spirit within the keeper part has been on the top. All of them wish to play and that features [Lee] Grant, [Nathan] Bishop and Romero. ”