David de Gea is back in training preparing for the new 2021/22 season.

After being pictured arriving in Dundee for a training camp with his teammates on Monday, United held a first session at 5pm.

De Gea is aiming for a fresh start after ending last season as the unfortunate player to miss the penalty in the Europa League shootout defeat to Villarreal.

Nobody blamed De Gea too much for missing his spot-kick, but his failure to save a single one of 11 penalties he faced in Gdansk came under the spotlight, along with his overall poor record facing penalties.

De Gea is looking to put that behind him and did not get a chance for Spain in the summer, where he sat behind Unai Simon, who displaced him as number one.

Back at United, De Gea’s chances of claiming back his place as Red Devils number one have been aided by teammate Dean Henderson’s battle with Covid.

 

The club confirmed Henderson has not travelled to Scotland as he is still suffering from fatigue after first contracting the virus in mid-July.

De Gea is most likely to start the season as number one as a result, and it is good to see him back with the team and looking confident.

United need a strong De Gea this season and after losing his place at the end of the league campaign last year and then dropping down the pecking order for Spain, he should be highly motivated to get back to his very best.

United also released a video from the training session which featured Harry Maguire and Bruno Fernandes among others.

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