Cape Town - Manchester
United midfielder Ander Herrera believes his side are not far off Real
Madrid, who continue to be linked with goalkeeper David De Gea.
Last season’s Europa League champions have made a bright start in the
Premier League, and the Spain international believes they are reaching
the level of Los Blancos.
"David is really happy at the moment because we are fighting for everything," Herrera said.
"Real Madrid are going to talk about him every summer because he is
the best keeper in the world. But we don't think we are far from Real
"I respect all the keepers like Manuel Neuer, Gianluigi Buffon and
Marc-Andre ter Stegen.But David right now is the number one in the
United will get to test themselves against some of Europe’s top
teams, perhaps even Madrid, in this season’s Champions League, but first
they must prepare for a League Cup clash with Burton Albion on
Meanwhile Jose Mourinho claimed drawing level with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table did not enter his mind following their 4-0 win over Everton.
have the same points and goal difference as Pep Guardiola's side after
goals from Antonio Valencia, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Romelu Lukaku and
Anthony Martial secured an emphatic victory over the Toffees.
"I didn't think one single second about Man City," Mourinho said. "I thought about Tottenham, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool.
didn't win their matches and it was a chance for us to get two points
like they got last week when we drew against Stoke. I was just thinking
about them, not City. City won their game, they did their job.