David De Gea makes history after clean sheet against Liverpool at Old Trafford

David De Gea makes history after clean sheet against Liverpool at Old Trafford

- David De Gea shut out Liverpool's advances as Manchester United held the Reds at Old Trafford

- Neither sides could find the back of the net in regular time as De Gea recorded his 100th Premier League clean sheet

- The Spaniard is now the seventh goalkeeper to to register a century of shut outs in the English top flight with a single club

David De Gea, has become the seventh goalkeeper in the history of the English topflight to record 100 Premier League clean sheets.

The Manchester United shot-stopper achieved the milestone on Sunday, February 24, as Manchester United held Liverpool to a 0-0 draw at Old Trafford.

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The former Atletico Madrid shot-stopper endured a miserable spell in his first months with United.

De Gea arrived in England in 2011, signing for the Red Devils under former manager, Sir Alex Ferguson.

However, despite his difficult start to life in the Premier League, Ferguson afforded him patience.

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The Spaniard has went on to prove his previous critics wrong, stepping up in tough matches in the United shirt.

He helped the Red Devils lift the last of the Premier League silverware under Ferguson in 2013.

Since then, he has enjoyed successful spells under a host of managers at the club including David Moyes and Louis van Gaal.

His heroics during the Sunday clash where be was hardly tested have now seen him write his name the books of history in the EPL.

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He now joins among other notable figures, United legend, Schmeichel, to reach a century of clean sheets.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Man United vs Liverpool ended in a disappointing 0-0 draw for the Merseysiders as they only have a one-point lead over defending Champions Manchester City.

Liverpool quickly made their intentions known as they capitalized on a faulty pass from Man United defence but Jordan Henderson's shot was quickly blocked.

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