De Gea told the "clock is ticking" after latest error paves way Dean Henderson

Graeme Souness says the "clock is ticking" on Manchester United keeper David de Gea after his latest clanger against Tottenham.

De Gea was heavily criticised for his mistake in the 1-1 draw with Spurs, with former Red Devils captain Roy Keane labelling him "overrated".

Souness believe Dean Henderson, who is currently on loan at Sheffield United, is a genuine contender for his number one shirt next season.

And the Liverpool legend believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be starting to grow frustrated with De Gea, saying he'll have to make a decision on his future soon.

Souness told Sky Sports: "De Gea was a top goalkeeper for four years.

"He's won the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award, that's a big deal at Man United because there are some super players there, but how long do you wait if you're a manager?

"Big clubs cannot wait forever and this is the second season he has been dodgy. We've had one game back and we're talking about him again because of a dodgy goal against Spurs.

"What I would do is get Henderson back, I think the boy has personality. Why put an age on it? If he is good enough he's ready.

"And I would get him back – it's not a case of being black and white, hes coming back and going to be the number one forever. He comes back and puts De Gea under pressure and if they fight it out between them.

"And then you are getting the best out of both of them because they are putting each other under pressure then you are doing your job.

"Right now, we are talking about De Gea and the clock is ticking on him. I think he's quite an unorthodox keeper the way he makes saves with his legs.

"And as a manager you can't wait forever. It's the second season and we are all questioning him."

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