- The 23-year-old might be on his way back to Old Trafford to pick the number one jersey.
- De Gea tends to having greater chances of getting back to form should Henderson bring him competition.
- Neither Sheffield United nor Chelsea wants to let go of the English keeper.
Manchester United are keen on retaining Dean Henderson as the goalie contract talks enter crucial stage.
Man United have indicated no interest to let go of Dean Henderson coupled by the fact that David De Gea has faulted lately and Ole Solskjaer is faced with the choice of letting him go or keeping him as number one.
Dean Henderson is a better replacement should United decide to drop the Spanish goalkeeper who for more than 5 years has proven to be one of the best goalkeepers.
But rumors of United planning on dumping De Gea have been hitting roofs lately after the 29-year-old’s mistakes cost the Red Devils the FA Cup final when they lost 3-1 to Chelsea.Embed from Getty Images
Talks over keeping Henderson for a longer period are in process as United set to make the Whitehaven born one of most costliest keepers in Europe.
Although, no agreements have been met on the contract discussion but its believed the new contract would skyrocket Henderson’s pay, making him one of the most paid goalies in the Premier League.
Ole Solskjaer has been an admirer of the 23-year-old who has proven to be of high standard while on loan at Sheffield United with the side finishing 9th on their first season in the Premier League.Embed from Getty Images
Henderson has also secured 13 clean sheets during the just concluded season causing several other top flight teams to spying for an opportunity to land him.
Chelsea has been one of the most talked about suitors with the Blues current Goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga fallen out of form, recording the worst in his professional career during the just concluded season.
But it appears United are keeping Henderson for longer period. Ed Woodward is in discussions with club owners about the club’s transfer budget while Ole Solskjaer prepare to dive into the transfer market to strengthen his squad.Embed from Getty Images
United’s transfer budget will have a significant effect on their offer for Henderson as this would determine how much the Post Guard will be paid if he remains at Old Trafford.
Sheffield United on the other are pushing for one more season with the English man after seeing him achieve so much with the club but they would have to power up their finances to compete against big money offers hovering over Henderson.Embed from Getty Images
Ole believes the best way to fire up David De Gea is by bringing home Henderson as the Spanish wouldn’t want to lose his number 1 jersey to a keeper who was on loan to a lower division team.
United are expected to recall Henderson’s loan deal with his contract at Old Trafford left with two years breathe and an option to extend for 12 more months.
- Source: Skysports
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