first_img Coming Next Comment Coral BarryMonday 30 Dec 2019 6:11 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.2kShares Read More / Top articles Manchester United captain Harry Maguire 1 min. story Read More Full Screen Advertisement Advertisement PLAY Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling center_img Read More About Connatix V67539 Read More Video Settings 1/1 SPONSORED De Gea has been guilty of individual errors this season (Picture: Getty)Manchester United have appointed Craig Mawson as their new assistant first-team goalkeeper coach, the club have confirmed.Mawson, 40, arrives from Burnley after a nine-year stint with the Clarets and the young coach will be tasked with getting the best out of David de Gea, according to the Daily Mail.The Spaniard has endured a disappointing season by his own high standards and has been guilty of high-profile errors of late.Mawson will work alongside senior goalkeeper coach Richard Hartis and replaces Emilio Alvarez, who left the Manchester club earlier in the year.ADVERTISEMENT Skip Manchester United hire Craig Mawson as new goalkeeper coach Skip Ad Mawson spent nine years at Burnley (Picture: Getty)‘It is such an honour to join Manchester United and to work with the fantastic set-up already in place,’ said Mawson.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Burnley Football Club has been a huge part of my life and I have thoroughly enjoyed my time there, both as a player and as a coach.‘I would like to thank them for everything they have done for me and for the perfect grounding they have provided me with, but this was an opportunity that I couldn’t let pass.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘I am looking forward to working with Richard Hartis, the coaches, staff and players. This is an exciting time for the club and I am delighted to be part of that.’De Gea remains United’s undisputed No.1 stopper, but a costly mistake in the recent defeat to Watford has highlighted his dip in form.The 29-year-old has managed just three clean sheets in the Premier League so far this season.After back-to-back wins in the league, United travel to the Emirates on Wednesday to take on Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal side.De Gea is expected to start against the Gunners, but Paul Pogba is a doubt as he continues his journey back to full fitness following a lengthy absence due to injury.MORE: Mino Raiola confirms Paul Pogba is happy to stay at Manchester United in January despite transfer rumoursMORE: Paul Pogba misses Manchester United training ahead of Arsenal clash Read More by Metrolast_img