"It is normal that the perception is different and I am happy for the perception today when you only talk about Manchester City and Liverpool and not us".
"I think he deserves a fantastic recognition because what he's doing, him and the board, is a fantastic thing for the club and it's going to be there forever".
It's good to see leadership and honest communication within the side and ultimately the antics between the two were harmless and perhaps even necessary. You need to have dreams, you need to go for it, otherwise why would you be a footballer?
"This type of news does not upset people or bore people", he told a pre-match news conference. So in that respect it is a plus that we are playing them.
De Gea's struggles have continued into this season as United sit sixth in the Premier League, 16 points behind the leaders.
There is a crucial evening ahead for Liverpool and Tottenham.
Referee Damir Skomina booked Van Dijk but television replays suggested other referees may have sent the 27-year-old off. In the Champions League.
"Mo's goal too... he's a matchwinner, a world -class player and he's done it for us again". Big chances, a lot of pressure, a lot of great moments.
Wijnaldum said Liverpool would not underestimate United despite their struggles this season.
After their heaviest European home defeat against Barcelona, roles reversed and three late goals aswell as Inter failing to seal their place sooner, have dragged Tottenham into the knockout stages for a second consecutive season. "I heard it after the game so I was a bit disappointed about that, but we have plenty of quality players to fill my gap".
"It's something that we all want, it's something that we are going to give everything for", he said.