David de Gea hails Manchester United teammates Angel di Maria and Radamel Falcao

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is full of praise for Angel di Maria and Radamel Falcao.

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has been singing the praises of Angel di Maria and Radamel Falcao.

Both the summer signings were on target against Everton at Old Trafford on Sunday, as the Red Devils won the Premier League match 2-1.

Argentina international winger Di Maria broke the deadlock in the 27th minute when he shot home from 15 yards after being teed up by Juan Mata.

Leighton Baines saw a penalty saved just before half time, but Steven Naismith restored parity for the Toffees 10 minutes into the second half after heading home the Everton defender’s delivery.

However, Radamel Falcao netted the winning goal in the 62nd minute when he lashed in Di Maria’s mis-hit shot.

It was the Colombia international’s first goal for United since joining them on a season-long loan deal from AS Monaco on transfer deadline day.

De Gea, though, was the best player on the pitch at Old Trafford on Sunday. It was he who made a string of saves later in the game to ensure a 2-1 victory for United.

The Spain international goalkeeper lauded the two goalscorers and told MUTV: ‘When we sign a player like Di Maria, the team feels better with him in front of you.

‘It's different. He's a top player and will score many goals. I hope it's one of many goals for Falcao. He has goals in his veins and a killer instinct. Hopefully, he'll score a lot more’.

Di Maria has been a superb player for United this season. With three goals and as many assists in five league appearances, the 26-year-old has been arguably the best of the summer signings so far for the Manchester outfit.

Signed from Real Madrid for a British record fee of £59.7 million, Di Maria has taken to the Premier League like a duck to water.

As for Falcao, the Colombian has looked good so far for Louis van Gaal’s side, and his goal against Everton is only going to increase his confidence as he looks to re-establish himself as the best striker in the world following a long-term knee injury.

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