Date:16th May 2022 at 12:30pm
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Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson remains a target for Newcastle United ahead of the upcoming transfer window, according to reports.

The Englishman has not played a single minute of Premier League football this term, with his last appearance for the club being in the FA Cup in February.

It appears that Newcastle are considering a move to end the player’s Old Trafford nightmare, though, as boss Eddie Howe reportedly sees Henderson as the ideal successor to Martin Dubravka, as per The Mirror.

The report claims that the Magpies, who were keen on the prospect of a loan move for Henderson in January, have renewed their interest in the ‘keeper of late.

Henderson has played less than 300 minutes of first team football this season

The one-time England international established himself as United’s first choice goalkeeper towards the end of last season, but suffered an injury over the summer that ruled him out of England’s Euro 2020 squad and has since failed to regain his spot from David De Gea.

The 25-year-old is now ready to call time on his Red Devils career, though, if incoming boss Erik ten Hag is unable to assure him that he will once again become number one.

De Gea has been one of United’s standout performers during a disastrous campaign for the club, and is therefore unlikely to be demoted any time soon.

That could prompt Henderson to push for a move away, and Newcastle will be waiting as they look to bolster their goalkeeping ranks, with Karl Darlow likely to leave this summer.

One thing that may be in Henderson’s favour, though, is Ten Hag’s preference for goalkeepers who are adept with the ball at their feet, something that the Englishman excels at in comparison to his Spanish teammate.

 
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