kept clean sheets against Arsenal in the Barclays Premier League and Real Sociedad and Bayer Leverkusen in Europe to help extend the Reds' unbeaten run to 11 matches.
The Spaniard continued his key role in the United cause by playing in every one of the Reds' nine December fixtures. In an interview with MUTV, De Gea commented: "I'm pleased with my contribution so far. I'm very settled here nowadays and am happy with the way I'm playing. I'm still learning and improving all the time and that's important and I hope to carry on doing that and to keep my spot in the team."
De Gea's skills were tested in a month when United's rearguard proved somewhat porous, leaking ten goals. The Reds' number 1 wasn't immune to mistakes either - he uncharacteristically allowed Phil Bardsley's last-minute equaliser for Sunderland in the Capital One Cup semi-final to squirm under his hand. Still, the month ended on a positive note for David and United when he kept a clean sheet as the Reds - with his compatriot Juan Mata newly signed - beat Cardiff.
A fine performance away to Arsenal was De Gea’s highlight during February. He