Manchester United Information: On condition that Dean Henderson has agreed to a season-long mortgage settlement with Nottingham Forest, David de Gea is for certain to proceed as Manchester United’s beginning goalkeeper this yr.
The Spaniard has been United’s first-choice shot-stopper for greater than ten years. Nevertheless, resulting from his current droop in efficiency, there have been rumours that Henderson might progressively be launched into the beginning lineup extra incessantly.
Henderson was promised a run of video games by former Purple Devils supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer final summer season. Nevertheless, the goalkeeper contracted Covid and missed the membership’s preseason since he was unable to be chosen for 2 months. That’s when De Gea’s kind improved.
That was a substantial enchancment from the Spaniard’s efficiency within the Europa League remaining. The previous Atletico Madrid goalkeeper failed to save lots of any of Villarreal’s 11 penalties. He was then denied with a self-shot that may have ended United’s hopes.
Manchester United information: Henderson didn’t play a single Premier League recreation final season
Henderson made 26 appearances beneath Solskjaer within the 2020–21 season. He performed no half within the Premier League final yr and was not part of Ralf Rangnick’s plans. He’s at present departing as soon as extra for normal first-team soccer. This means that De Gea will as soon as extra be the uncontested beginning choice.
Kepa Arrizabalaga of Chelsea talked about how he and De Gea had misplaced favour with Luis Enrique’s Spanish nationwide workforce in an interview that was printed in Marca.
De Gea had a “secret chat” with the Spain supervisor. That resulted in him being minimize from the squad in favour of Unai Simon of Athletic Bilbao, David Raya of Brentford, and Robert Sanchez of Brighton.
De Gea was snubbed by Spain, United subsequent?
There are considerations about De Gea on the home and worldwide ranges. Through the 2020–21 season, a teammate at United referred to as him a “main drawback” at Outdated Trafford.
The Spaniard was frightened of shedding his beginning place. It’s been claimed that he grew to become uneasy resulting from Henderson’s persistent problem. Henderson is basically considered a doable first-choice England goalkeeper.
In accordance with a special story from the MEN, Solskjaer needed to bench De Gea a number of occasions however determined in opposition to it out of concern for the goalie’s response.
It’s also famous what number of United gamers believed that De Gea ought to have been benched due to his efficiency. De Gea stays the most effective shot-stoppers within the recreation however his general approach is outdated.
Ten Hag should now resolve what Solskjaer was unable to: whether or not to spend cash on a brand new goalkeeper to compete with the Spaniard for the beginning place on the workforce.