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‘De Gea must let go of the number 1 position if I’m to sign new contract’ says United’s Henderson

by Amadu Victor
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Manchester United are ready to retain the services of their on loan goalkeeper Dean Henderson beyond his current contract with will expire in 2022 but the goalkeeper has a plan of his own. The inform goalkeeper is not ready to return to Manchester as a second choice goalkeeper and has made number one choice goalkeeping position as the condition for signing a new contract.

Manchester United are prepared to offer Dean Henderson an improved contract but the goalkeeper is only prepared to commit if he is promised the number one spot says Manchester United evening news. Henderson, 23, has already received offers ahead of next season but Manchester United are not expected to sell him amid the possibility he is appointed their first-choice goalkeeper next season giving Manchester United manager Solskjaer headache on who to stand with.


Chelsea are among the clubs interested in Henderson, who is contracted to United until 2022 and the club has the option of an additional year. Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho is also an admirer of Henderson from his time managing him at Manchester United reported MEN. Will Manchester United allow the keeper to leave at the end of his current contract or will they sell? De Gea on the other hand has a four year deal to see through.

Henderson signed improved deals in the last two summers after improved performance during seasons on loan at Shrewsbury Town and Sheffield United, where he will see out the current Premier League term. It is understood Henderson has deliberately agreed shorter contracts with United so he can keep his short-term options open. And the errors committed by De Gea of recent has not helped but the goalkeeper signed four years deal last year.

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