De Gea: Manchester United believe we can finish in top four

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has revealed that he and his teammates still believe they can finish in the top four this season.

The Red Devils hopes of qualifying for next seasons Champions League had looked dead and buried not so long ago, with the Old Trafford outfit 11 points adrift of the top four.

However, since Jose Mourinho’s sacking and the arrival of former striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker boss, Manchester United have won all five of their Premier League games and have cut the gap to fourth place Chelsea to six points.

De Gea was in inspired form during his sides crucial 1-0 win away to Spurs at Wembley today and with 16 games of the season remaining, the Spanish ‘keeper has revealed that his side are fighting to turn their campaign around.

“It was very good, especially at Wembley, three very important points,” De Gea told BBC Sport.

“All of the saves are important, especially if we win the game. I am very happy with my performance. The team is playing very well, creating chances and playing more attacking football.

“We had three clean sheets in a row which is very good. The players are happy, you can see that on the pitch, they play with passion, like Manchester United.

“We still believe we can finish in the top four, we are United, we have good players and we are fighting to finish in the top four.”

Next up for Manchester United is a home game against Brighton.

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