Chelsea eye move to sign 20-year-old from Man United on free transfer – report

Chelsea are among the clubs interested in signing Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson, say reports

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Chelsea are set to battle with the likes of Arsenal for the signature of Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson on a free transfer next summer, according to reports in the British media.

The Daily Mirror is reporting that both of the London clubs are interested in signing the 20-year-old shot-stopper from the Red Devils, with the goalkeeper’s current contract set to expire at the end of the season.

The same report says that Henderson is attracting interest from as many as 14 other clubs as the speculation about his future gathers pace.

As well as Arsenal and Chelsea, the Daily Mirror claims that Henderson is also attracting interest from the likes of Tottenham, Watford, Stoke, West Brom and Southampton.

The story also says that Henderson is seriously considering whether he wants to stay and sign a new contract with Manchester United, or seek a new challenge elsewhere.

Henderson is currently on loan to unbeaten League One leaders Shrewsbury and it remains to be seen whether he will extend his stay at Manchester United.

Manchester United are currently gearing up for their crunch Premier League clash against Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday lunchtime as they look to extend their unbeaten start to the new season.

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