However talking forward of the journey to Newcastle United on Saturday, the Dutchman highlighted the Cameroon worldwide’s stats this season which embody being ranked second within the Premier League for saves, save share and objectives prevented.
“If you happen to analyse it effectively you then see he’s the second greatest goalkeeper within the Premier League based mostly on stats,” Ten Hag instructed a information convention on Friday.
“He is doing effectively however he is aware of that within the Champions League he has made some errors however throughout within the first 5 months he has achieved effectively.”
Onana’s efficiency towards Galatasaray has began a debate about whether or not the £43 million ($34m) summer season signing from Inter Milan must be dropped for the sport at St James’ Park.
“You have got seen how he’s reacting to a foul efficiency like in Munich and at Burnley [in the next game] he was excellent,” Ten Hag stated.
“He’s a robust character. He is a character and he’ll cope with it.”
United’s poor type within the Champions League is in distinction to their type within the Premier League, the place they’ve gained 5 of their final six video games.
There are gamers on the best way again however I can not give a prognosis on how lengthy it is going to take,” Ten Hag stated.
“Mason Mount is returning on the pitch [on Friday] however I do not understand how lengthy it is going to take on this second.”