Hugo Lloris or David de Gea? George Boateng gives his verdict

George Boateng - Nottingham Forest in action against Richie Wellens  - Leicester City

Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur will face each other in the Premier League this coming weekend.

Former Aston Villa defensive midfielder George Boateng suggested on the Sky Sports Now show on Sky Sports News HQ on Tuesday morning (broadcast from 10am, December 6, 2016) that Hugo Lloris is a better goalkeeper than David de Gea.

Tottenham Hotspur star Lloris and Manchester United ace De Gea are two of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League.

Both the players are world class and have been in superb form so far this season.

George Boateng - Nottingham Forest in action against Richie Wellens  - Leicester City

The France international goalkeeper and the Spain international custodian will face each other this weekend.

United will take on Tottenham at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.

Former Villa and Coventry City defensive midfielder Boateng, who is 41 years of age, has suggested that Lloris is a better goalkeeper than De Gea is.

“My feeling tells me that Lloris has got a bit more about him in terms of maturity, in terms of knowing exactly where to stand, and he edges a little bit above De Gea I think,” said Boateng on the Sky Sports Now show on Sky Sports News HQ on Tuesday morning (broadcast from 10am, December 6, 2016).

Tottenham's Hugo Lloris

  SavesSaves IboxSaves OboxPunchesCrosses ClaimedPassing AccuracyGoals ConcededAppearancesMins Played
David de Gea 30 21 9 1 9 62% 16 14 1,260
Hugo Lloris 23 17 6 2 6 72% 9 12 1,025

United are sixth in the Premier League table at the moment with 21 points from 14 matches. Tottenham are currently fifth in the standings with 27 points from 14 games.

Sunday afternoon’s match at Old Trafford promises to be a hugely entertaining one, and there should be a few goals.

Manchester United's David De Gea

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