Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand, has named David de Gea forward of Dean Henderson as his Crimson Devils’ primary goalkeeper.
De Gea travelled to Spain for the delivery of his first little one and can miss Man United’s subsequent 5 matches.
The Spaniard is anticipated to return to Outdated Trafford after the worldwide break.
Nevertheless, Henderson has already carried out effectively in De Gea’s absence, retaining clear sheets in video games in opposition to Crystal Palace and Manchester Metropolis, respectively.
Requested if Henderson may be Man United’s future primary goalkeeper, Ferdinand stated on his Vibe with FIVE YouTube sequence: “Pay attention, it’s a battle. However you’ve got to take heed to what Ole [Gunnar Solskjaer] stated within the press convention after: he’s obtained the shirt for now till De Gea is again. That’s what he stated.
“So it appears like as soon as De Gea comes again, he might be again within the group. And, on the finish of the day, De Gea is the primary keeper there.
“He’s been sensible for a lot of seasons. Sure, he’s had the odd blip right here and there, however, hear, what number of instances has he received Participant of the Yr? 4 instances. No keeper within the historical past of Man United has completed that.”
Ferdinand added: “Dean Henderson did what he was meant to do. He went in there and regarded commanding. So it’s right down to Ole now. We now have to attend and see what he does.
“It’s troublesome. Everyone knows it may be rosy this week and never the subsequent. Pay attention, I hope he does effectively, younger English goalkeeper, however in the mean time, I’ve obtained to be sincere, I’d 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 once they face AC Milan within the Europa League last-16 conflict on Thursday.