Manchester United scored 3 targets within the ultimate seven mins in opposition to Everton to seal an emphatic victory.
But with the ranking at 1-zero, De Gea made plenty of high quality saves, together with from Wayne Rooney, who was taking part in in opposition to United for the primary time since leaving on the finish of remaining season.
Romelu Lukaku did set up to internet in opposition to his former membership, with targets additionally coming from Antonio Valencia, Henrik Mkhitaryan and Anthony Martial.
But Souness says the United avid gamers will have to thank De Gea for maintaining them in entrance.
“United will look at that game and will talk about the goals,” he mentioned.
“Lukaku scored in opposition to his previous workforce, the beauty function of Valencia.
“But it’s video games like nowadays, I’m positive the executive and the team of workers in there are announcing ‘by the way, you owe it all to this man here that you won 4-0’ and pointed to David de Gea.
“At 1-zero they had been very a lot in it Everton, they began to dominate numerous the ball in the second one part.
“He makes a few saves that in point of fact he’s no longer entitled to make.
“Wayne will probably be kicking himself that he’s no longer put his one away.
“Sometimes goalkeepers are forgotten within the larger image, ‘oh 4-0, another 4-0 win’.
“But Manchester United’s goalkeeper nowadays was as responsible as any person for that end result.”