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Nottingham Forest have entered into talks Manchester United sign goalkeeper Dean Henderson with the player interested in the move.

football journalist Fabrizio Romano report that newly-promoted Forest Henderson wants to join on loan with an option to buy the 25-year-old for around £20million.

However, Forest could have competition for Henderson as Newcastle are also reportedly linked with the keeper.

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Henderson is keen to secure first-team football, which will be difficult given David de Gea’s renewed form at Old Trafford.

The United Academy graduate rose to prominence a few years ago after successful consecutive loan spells at Sheffield United, where he helped the Blades climb out of the Championship and then ensured their survival in the Premier League with a remarkable ninth place finish.

He was then integrated into the Red Devils first-team and after a series of impressive performances, he surpassed the struggling De Gea in the pecking order and secured a spot in England’s Euro 2020 squad.

Describing Henderson as a world-class keeper, then-United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claimed: “He’s going to be England’s No. 1 and Man United’s No. 1 at some point.”

However, Henderson suffered a serious hip injury during the Euros before contracting COVID-19 just before the start of the season and in his absence De Gea reclaimed his place and the Spaniard’s inspired form limited Henderson to just three appearances.

While new United boss Erik ten Hag is yet to fully assess his squad, Henderson is expected to either go on loan or leave permanently for playing time, with a spot in England’s squad for the 2022 World Cup at stake.

Everton’s Jordan Pickford and Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsdale are Gareth Southgate’s first two picks to go between the sticks, but third-place is very open, with Burnley’s Nick Pope and former West Brom keeper Sam Johnstone also vying for a spot inside Contest Plane to Qatar.

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