Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand, has named David de Gea forward of Dean Henderson as his Pink Devils’ primary goalkeeper.
De Gea travelled to Spain for the start of his first youngster and can miss Man United’s subsequent 5 matches.
The Spaniard is predicted to return to Outdated Trafford after the worldwide break.
Nevertheless, Henderson has already carried out properly in De Gea’s absence, maintaining clear sheets in video games in opposition to Crystal Palace and Manchester Metropolis, respectively.
Requested if Henderson might be Man United’s future primary goalkeeper, Ferdinand mentioned on his Vibe with FIVE YouTube collection: “Pay attention, it’s a battle. However you’ve got to take heed to what Ole [Gunnar Solskjaer] mentioned within the press convention after: he’s bought the shirt for now till De Gea is again. That’s what he mentioned.
“So it appears to be like like as soon as De Gea comes again, he might be again within the staff. And, on the finish of the day, De Gea is the primary keeper there.
“He’s been good for a lot of seasons. Sure, he’s had the odd blip right here and there, however, pay attention, what number of instances has he gained Participant of the Yr? 4 instances. No keeper within the historical past of Man United has executed that.”
Ferdinand added: “Dean Henderson did what he was meant to do. He went in there and appeared commanding. So it’s all the way down to Ole now. We’ve to attend and see what he does.
“It’s tough. Everyone knows it may be rosy this week and never the subsequent. Pay attention, I hope he does properly, younger English goalkeeper, however in the intervening time, I’ve bought to be sincere, I might go together with David de Gea for his expertise. He’s the primary goalkeeper.”
Henderson will hope to proceed his spectacular type for Man United after they face AC Milan within the Europa League last-16 conflict on Thursday.