Antonio picks out ‘irritating’ Man Utd star who ‘simply decides to show up’ for West Ham video games

Michail Antonio admits he was ‘annoyed’ by David de Gea’s efficiency for Manchester United towards West Ham final weekend.

De Gea was arguably the perfect participant on the park as Erik ten Hag’s males weathered an enormous Hammers storm to win 1-0.

Diogo Dalot, Lisandro Martinez, Harry Maguire and Casemiro additionally impressed at Outdated Trafford.

De Gea has obtained loads of criticism in recent times, however has been in good type after a poor begin to the season.

He was, nonetheless, neglected of Spain boss Luis Enrique’s 55-man provisional World Cup squad, with the previous Barcelona head coach selecting 5 different goalkeepers forward of the 31-year-old.

Marcus Rashford’s first-half header was the distinction in Sunday’s win for United.

It was not the England winger Antonio was p*ssed off with, nonetheless, however De Gea, who made some outstanding saves within the remaining 20 minutes.

Such is the story for West Ham this season, they might not take their probabilities and had been continually thwarted by the opposing goalkeeper.

Antonio has admitted that he finds it “irritating” taking part in towards the skilled Spanish shot-stopper.

He was additionally excessive in reward of Martinez and Maguire, however singled out De Gea, who ‘simply decides to show up’ every time United tackle the Irons.

“De Gea, argh. It’s so irritating. A few of the saves he’s been placing up are unbelievable,” he informed the Footballer’s Soccer Podcast.

“He’s finished that to us for the final three years we’ve gone up there. We’ve got had so many probabilities and he’s simply determined to show up for our video games. He was unbelievable.

“They performed effectively defensively. Martinez was high quality, he was a rock, Harry Maguire got here in and did effectively – with all of the feedback – however he was strong.

“Dalot took three balls off my head on the again stick!

“De Gea, over the previous few years, taking part in towards him, he has pulled out some worldies towards me.

“I feel it was in lockdown and I had three alternatives towards him, again stick header, pulled it out, unbelievable save. Left foot shot, fringe of the field, going simply inside high bins and he’s finger tipped it over the bar.

“Subsequent one was 5 yards out I hit him simply to the left of him, and he’s nonetheless managed to get one thing on it!

“There’s a number of video games the place he has finished this to me and he’s actually annoying me, not going to lie!”

West Ham and United are each in motion on Thursday night.

Ten Hag’s aspect play Actual Sociedad in Spain, realizing they need to win by two clear objectives to high their Europa League group.

Sociedad are but to drop factors in Group E and picked up a memorable 1-0 victory at Outdated Trafford in September.

West Ham are again in Europa Convention League motion, going through FCSB in Romania.

David Moyes’ males are additionally flawless in Europe having gained 5 out of 5, and the Hammers boss has confirmed that he’ll area a younger and experimental aspect in Bucharest.

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