By : Stuart Mathieson. August 15, 2011
David De Gea endured a torrid Premier League debut for United at West Brom but the Spaniard must be told the gloves are his for at least a dozen matches.
Maybe when you are Manchester United and results are expected and demanded gambling with the prospect of an Achilles heel in defence isn't normal policy.
However, United's £18.3m investment in the former Atletico Madrid 20-year-old could be severely damaged if he's taken out of the firing line immediately.
The Reds cannot afford another post-Peter Schmeichel debacle but neither can they afford to setback De Gea's career after putting so much faith in him.
If he's the 'keeper Fergie and his staff believe he is then give him the time to battle through his dodgy debut