Tottenham v Manchester United: how do the squads compare?

By | 12th January 2019

With Mauricio Pochettino and Ole Gunnar Solskjær, two contenders for the permanent job at Old Trafford, playing at Wembley on Sunday we look at who has the stronger squad at his disposal

One area where Manchester United are probably stronger. Both David de Gea and Hugo Lloris are excellent goalkeepers and regular internationals for Spain and France respectively. There is not a great deal to choose between the two except that De Gea has been playing behind a less settled and more porous defence of late and has had to come to his side’s rescue more often. He has managed that with a minimum of fuss and significantly keeps winning the club’s player of the year award. De Gea would most likely get into the Spurs side, whereas United would not swap him for Lloris.

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This post written by Paul Wilson originally appeared on Football | The Guardian. Read the full post here.

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