Man United close to deal for probable David De Gea replacement

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea is yet to decide his future but the Red Devils are currently doing everything see that his probable replacement remains at Old Tarfford beyond this summer.

22-year-old netminder Dean Henderson is definitely of the best goalkeepers to have come out of the Old Trafford academy and the club executives are doing everything possible to see him remain with them beyond the end of his current deal.

The highly-rated young goalkeeper, who spent the whole of last season with Championship side Sheffield United, has just one year left his in contract but United have commenced contract negotiations with the player’s agent.

One of Saturday’s most read transfers headlines by Mailonline has it that the Reds Devils are readying a jaw dropping deal for the youngster as a way to tie him to the Theater of Dreams

Though the length of the contract proposed by the Red Devils hierarchy wasn’t disclosed in the report, it is believed to keep the goalkeeper with the club for at least three years.

Henderson is expected to return to Sheffield United for another loan spell in the coming season in order to help him maintain his good form as he is guaranteed of regular game time.

The England youth international featured in 46 League games for the Blades throughout last season and he played a key role in their return to the Premier League after 12 years.

Meanwhile, the future of the club’s second choice goalkeeper, 32-year-old Sergio Romero, at Old Trafford is up in the air due to his lack of regular first-team opportunities.

Despite De Gea’s errors last term, Solskjaer failed to utilize the Argentina international, testifying to the fact that he’s not rated by the Norwegian tactician.

 

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