Twitter Reacts As David De Gea & Manchester United Frustrate Arsenal In Thriller

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"The Neymar deal is special for me because it means journalists are not looking at the price any more".

Over this weekend, Manchester United fans have once again got excited about signing Mesut Ozil, thanks to Paul Pogba.

"You need the keeper to be there for you when the team needs him", said Mourinho, whose side closed the gap on leaders Manchester City to five points.

But Mourinho refused to label the seismic showdown as a make or break moment in the title race.

De Gea, it transpired, matched a Premier League record against Arsenal. We go match after match.

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"We are second and are chasing the top of the table". We won four consecutive matches. "I'm happy but there is no message".

United were certainly indebted to their goalkeeper at the Emirates, and Mourinho was effusive in his praise after the game. "That's very hard to accept". Arsenal played in some period wonderful attacking football - creating difficulties for us.

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.

"He made fantastic saves", Mourinho said.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said De Gea was "absolutely outstanding".

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"Last night I watched Napoli v Juventus on TV and we watched a top-class referee".

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Antonio Valencia and Jesse Lingard punished bad Arsenal defending to put United two up in 11 minutes.

United looked safe when Lingard grabbed a third but they were clinging on after Pogba saw red for stamping on Hector Bellerin.

"You have to dictate from the start and show strength in duels from the back", Wenger said. And the 24-year-old enjoyed a successful first season back at Old Trafford as United tasted success in the Community Shield, EFL Cup and the Europa League.

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"We have produced an excellent performance but have conceded three goals and had at least 10 chances and were not efficient enough in the box, that is the reality".

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