Chelsea and Manchester United “locked in a transfer from battle for Dean Henderson” with Blues ready to make big goalkeeper offer “after shines on loan to Sheffield United
- Chelsea are locked in a Manchester United battle transfer to the Dean Henderson
- The goalkeeper impressed during his two year loan spell at Sheffield United
- Corkscrew could match Jordan Pickford to become England No1 choice
- The Blues are set to tempt the 23-year-old with the offer of the first football team
Chelsea are “locked in a battle transfer” for Manchester United’s Dean Henderson, according to reports.
The young goalkeeper has impressed during his two year borrowing spell with Sheffield United and is set to compete with Jordan Pickford and Nick Pope as England is the No. 1 pick during the next summer d ‘Euros.
United Kingdom talks contract extension last week after accepting the 23-year-old could stay with the Blades for the rest of the season. But according to The Sun, Chelsea have thrown a wrench in the works by clearly making their intention to attempt the £ 53million prorated corkscrew at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea would be ‘locked in a battle transfer’ for Manchester United the Dean Henderson
The young goalkeeper has impressed during his two-year borrowing spell with Sheffield United
Have started talks on contract extension but Chelsea interest has complicated matters
Frank Lampard has already gotten Timo Werner for the next season after it was announced the scorer could join the club for £ 53million earlier this week.
And the Blues have more funds at their disposal with a goalkeeper considered a priority, following a bad season for Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Chelsea hope they could influence Henderson by regularly offering him soccer, something he will need if he is to become Gareth Southgate first choice internationally.
The Blues are hoping to offer them the guarantee the first football team could tempt the 23-year-old
David de Gea retains support from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer despite recent drop in form
David de Gea is the current No. 1 for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, but the Spaniard is going through a dip in form.
He was heavily criticized by United legend Roy Keane for not having to keep Steven Bergwijn’s Friday night goal off.
The Irishman said: “I am sick when this goalkeeper dies.
“I would like to be fighting him at halftime, I would swing punches. He’s an international goalkeeper. ’
But De Gea is thought to keep Solskjaer safe and Henderson could face a second-choice season or another spell loan if he extends his contract to the Organization.
That reality could make Chelsea a tempting proposition, with the guarantee that it would be the undisputed No1 club.