Season 2013/14

United Honours

13. Anders Lindegaard

Birthdate:13 Apr 1984
Birthplace:Dyrup, Denmark
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Joined United:04 Jan 2011
United Debut:29 Jan 2011 v Southampton (A)

Anders Lindegaard has developed a reputation as a solid, reliable presence between the posts since joining Manchester United in January 2011.

The Denmark international may have had to play second fiddle to David De Gea after the two goalkeepers were initially rotated but he continues to provide competition and dependable cover for the Spaniard.

A vocal stopper who commands his penalty area, Lindegaard rose to prominence after a string of top displays for Norwegian side Aalesund, whom he joined in 2009 (initially on loan) from Odense in Denmark. 

After wrapping up a move to Manchester in January 2011, he made his debut in the FA Cup win at Southampton, but a training ground injury then hampered his progress in 2011/12.

Anders enjoyed a run of five successive matches in 2012/13, culminating in the 4-3 win at Reading. His best performances included the 2-1 win at Liverpool and Champions League tie at Galatasaray, while his return from a spell on the sidelines

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