Date: 5th March 2012 at 8:50pm
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has hit back at his critics, claiming that they have magnified his mistakes.

has been in brilliant form of late, and further proved his worth against Spurs yesterday with a save early in the second half from a deflected Jake Livermore shot to keep in the lead.

But early in the season, as was to be expected, he struggled. His errors lead to him being labelled a dodgy keeper and he was written off by some who wanted to see his place in goal given to .

But speaking to Spanish paper AS, De Gea has dismissed those who wrote him off:

“Honestly, I think I have done more good things than bad things, but perhaps what I have done wrong has been reported on more.

“Of course I am self-critical. I have to be. Any footballer must learn from his mistakes to improve day after day and know what his weaknesses are.”