Man Utd line up shock De Gea alternative choice as Ten Hag ponders goalkeeper division revamp

Manchester United are reportedly contemplating making a transfer for a former Premier League keeper to interchange long-serving stopper David de Gea as they appear to revamp their goalkeeping division.

The Spaniard is at present within the final 12 months of his contract at Previous Trafford, though United do have an choice to take up an additional 12-month deal in the event that they select to take action.

However, at this stage, it’s unclear whether or not the Purple Devils will keep on with De Gea for one more season or begin a brand new chapter at No.1.

But when they go for the latter, Calciomercatoweb states that Juventus star Wojciech Szczesny is on their radar.

Juve are mentioned to be contemplating main adjustments to their squad after a wrestle in current seasons. To that finish, Szczesny is one among a lot of veteran stars who may very well be sacrificed.

The Poland worldwide has been their No.1 alternative since signing from Arsenal in 2017. In complete, the 32-year-old has made 190 aoppearances for the Serie A giants.

Nonetheless, Szczesny has solely 18 months remaining on his present contract. That realistically leaves January or subsequent summer season as Juve’s greatest probability of recouping a good charge for the participant.

Calcio provides that De Gea himself is being thought-about as a possible choice for the Turin giants, whereas they’re additionally after Empoli’s Guglielmo Vicario.

United produce other keeper targets

As for United’s different targets, strikes for Brighton stopper Robert Sanchez and FC Porto’s Diogo Costa have each been mooted.

Nonetheless, Szczesny would in all probability come considerably cheaper than each of these choices.

The Pole turns 33 subsequent April. However by way of keepers, the early 30s is when they’re thought-about to be of their prime.

A lot now is determined by what United select to do with De Gea‘s one-year extension.

The Spaniard, very like United, bought off to a rocky begin to the season. Nonetheless, issues have circled within the final couple of months.

The Purple Devils are at present fifth within the Premier League desk, three factors behind fourth-placed Tottenham with a sport in hand.

Nonetheless, they don’t seem to be again in home motion till late December once they face Burnley within the Carabao Cup.

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