Manchester United to Complete First Summer Departure in a Matter of Days – Player Labeled ‘Incredible’ by Jose Mourinho

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Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson is expected to complete his loan move to Nottingham Forest in the next few days in what will be the Red Devils’ first summer deal, confirms The Times. The Englishman is unhappy with a lack of game-time at Old Trafford and is eager to join another side to prove his credentials next season, especially with the world cup coming up.

Nottingham Forest Close to Signing Dean Henderson From Manchester United

Details of Henderson’s Move to Nottingham Forest Revealed

Dean Henderson pushed for the loan move to Nottingham Forest to happen after growing frustrated with his role at Manchester United. The deal will be a strict loan for the upcoming 2022/23 season with no option or obligation to buy at the end of the spell.

The England international is currently enjoying his holiday and is going to complete his move to Forest after he returns in the next few days. The 25-year-old will first have to undergo his medical tests with the newly-promoted Premier League side before he signs the paperwork to confirm the move.

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Nottingham Forest are keen on signing Henderson as a possible replacement for their Championship playoffs final hero Brice Samba, who could leave the club in the summer window. Despite not getting a lot of appearances last season, the United goalkeeper is well renowned among English clubs for his impressive loan spells at Sheffield United a couple of years ago.

Fifa World Cup Position Hanging in the Balance for Henderson

The fact of getting regular playing itself time is not just the only motive for Henderson to join Forest, with the effects of frequent appearances also of interest to the United keeper. He realizes that there is very little time for him to prove himself worthy to Gareth Southgate of including him in the England squad for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in November.

There is still some uncertainty around the goalkeeper position for the Three Lions as no English keeper has been consistent enough to book a permanent spot in the team. Jordan Pickford is error-prone, Aaron Ramsdale conceded four goals to Hungary and Nick Pope hasn’t yet proven reliable.

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The 25-year-old could get a wildcard entry into the England squad if able to impress in the early part of the Premier League season with Forest. The 25-year-old goalkeeper is known for his strong character and confidence levels alongside his impressive work in between the sticks.

A few years ago, Henderson was praised for his ‘incredible development‘ by ex-United manager Jose Mourinho. The reason why the 25-year-old isn’t opting for a permanent exit out of Old Trafford is that he still believes himself to be the successor to David de Gea at the Theatre of Dreams. If he can have an inspired season at the City Ground and outperform De Gea in the Premier League next season, that dream could soon turn into reality.