After playing in five ties during his two seasons at United, De Gea has a good understanding of the stature of the FA Cup, the equivalent of the Copa Del Rey in his homeland.
"It’s a historic, well-known, long-running competition," the 23-year-old told ManUtd.com. "It’s always in the news in Spain and I remember watching it on TV when I was younger.
"I get the sense the FA Cup is a little more prestigious than the Copa but they’re certainly similar. It’s a competition we’re proud to play in."
Read the full interview with David in the latest edition of Inside United magazine, out on Wednesday.
"it was very satisfying to keep Juan's shot out. He came up after the game and congratulated me for the save but he also took the mickey a bit, in a nice way!"
– David De Gea
Read an in-depth interview with United's number one in the latest edition of Inside United magazine, out on Wednesday.