Man Utd star David De Gea fumes over suspended Casemiro missing Arsenal clash and slams Premier League fixture schedule | The Sun
19th January 2023

DAVID DE GEA has been left frustrated by Manchester United's fixture schedule following Casemiro's suspension.

The Red Devils travel to Arsenal on Sunday in a huge top-of-the-table clash.


But they will be without midfield lynchpin Casemiro after he picked up his fifth yellow card of the season in Wednesday's 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace.

The result leaves United eight points behind the Gunners and without one of their most important players for the trip to The Emirates.

That has annoyed De Gea, who took aim at the Premier League by questioning why United had to play mid-week.

He told Sky Sports: “Big blow to lose Casemiro for Sunday

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"I don’t get why Arsenal don’t play as we have to play in the same week & they don’t.

"Now we are missing one of our best players, I don’t understand.

"Now we miss him for a big game & it is a big loss for us.”

To make matters worse United should have had a penalty against Palace for a foul on Scott McTominay according to former Prem referee Mark Halsey.

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That would have given the Red Devils an opportunity to make it 2-0 and put the game to bed.

It is even possible Casemiro would not have got booked if that happened, as he may not have desperately lunged in to win the ball in order to protect such a slender 1-0 lead.

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