Gary Neville has called on Manchester United to sign a new goalkeeper if they are to mount a title challenge in the Premier League.
United have confounded their critics this term by making a push for the title, although they are likely to come up short in the face of a relentless onslaught from Manchester City.
The Red Devils dropped points in a 3-3 draw with Everton last weekend, with many feeling David De Dea was at fault for two of the goals.
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Those were not isolated errors from De Gea, and Neville believes change needs to be made in goal at Old Trafford - as he is not convinced by the Spaniard’s understudy, Dean Henderson.
"Your goalkeeper, to win a league, has got to be exceptional," Neville told
. "I said three or four years ago, Jurgen Klopp took me on publicly, but you’re not going to win a league with [Loris] Karius and [Simon] Mignolet.
"That’s not to say they’re not good goalkeepers, or decent goalkeepers, but which team do you know that wins a league…there might be the odd one, but they usually have great goalkeepers, or goalkeepers that have had a great season.

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"Ederson is a great goalkeeper, Petr Cech, [Peter] Schmeichel, [Edwin] Van der Sar, even Kasper Schmeichel for Leicester, David Seaman, Alisson, you’ve got to have a great goalkeeper.
"We have to start asking questions about David De Gea. The mistakes are coming more regularly now and they cost points.
"The game-winning saves are coming less, the one-on-one saves are coming less. I think that has to be a question that Ole [Gunnar Solskjaer] has to answer.
"Then there’s the question of Henderson, are we saying that Henderson is going to be the number one for Manchester United?
What I would say is if Pep Guardiola or Klopp came into Man Utd in six months' time, they’d bring a new goalkeeper in.
"That might be tough on Henderson, but to chance it - do you gamble with winning the league? That's the first question, is the 'keeper right? That's number one, deal with the 'keeper situation.
"Your goalkeeper, to win a league, has got to be exceptional.”

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United trail City by seven points following the leaders’ 3-0 win over Tottenham on Saturday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will look to cement their position in second when they take on West Brom at the Hawthorns on Sunday.
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