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‘I can do much, much better’: Andre Onana admits he is not happy after a poor start to his life at Man United

Manchester United goalkeeper Andre Onana has admitted that his performances could have been better since his summer transfer.

Onana has committed several high-profile errors between the sticks.

Speaking to Sky Sports, he said: “I came here with a lot of ambition. I wanted to win everything. But things went wrong and things are not going how I want. 

“But I have to stay positive. If I have to speak about myself so far at United, I’m not happy because I know I can do much, much better.

“I’ve done it (before), and I know I will do better than what is happening now because football is just moments and it will change. 

“And when everything changes, we will become the best again.

Onana remains defiant that he is still a fine shot-stopper and fortune will turn in his favour.

He said: “You want to tell me in six months the best goalkeeper of the Champions League last season became the worst in the world? No!

“As I said in the beginning, everything is temporary. I know it will be alright. If it’s not today, it will be tomorrow. And if it’s not tomorrow, it will be after tomorrow.”

Andre Onana must get more consistent

Consistency is essential for a team but even more pivotal for a goalkeeper.

Onana became a hero when he stopped the 97th-minute penalty kick against FC Copenhagen in the Champions League.

However, he has made some big errors, which is the primary reason why Man United are already out of the European competition.

His £45 million move from Inter Milian divided opinions as many believed signing a new goalkeeper was not a priority.

David de Gea was a fine shot-stopper, but Erik ten Hag wanted someone who could play out from the back.

Onana is lauded as one of the best ball-playing goalkeepers, and the club felt they should back Ten Hag’s wish.

He has featured 24 times in all competitions for the Red Devils and conceded 39 goals.

Onana has to become more reliable and instil more confidence in his backline to achieve the bare minimum target of finishing in the top-four spots in the Premier League.