Dean Henderson is because of make his Manchester United debut in Tuesday evening’s League Cup third spherical match at Luton City.
The MEN understands Henderson, 23, has been knowledgeable he’s down to begin in United’s first cup tie of the brand new season at Kenilworth Highway. Henderson and his household are mentioned to be ‘buzzing’ about his first look for United.
Henderson joined the United academy from Carlisle on the age of 14 in 2011 and was named in a first-team matchday squad for the primary time by Louis van Gaal within the FA Cup fifth spherical win at Shrewsbury in 2016.
Jose Mourinho additionally named Henderson on the bench on the identical stage of the competitors within the following yr’s win at Blackburn Rovers however the England worldwide has spent the final three seasons on mortgage at Shrewsbury and Sheffield United.
Henderson signed a five-year contract with United final month and can vie with David de Gea for the primary function this season forward of the summer time’s European Championship.
United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gave Henderson his maiden first-team begin within the pleasant defeat to Aston Villa earlier this month however began De Gea within the 3-1 humbling by Crystal Palace on Saturday.
“You retain your home within the staff otherwise you play while you play properly,” Solskjaer mentioned of the goalkeeping state of affairs. “It does not matter in the event you’re a ‘keeper or a striker or full-back. After all, ‘keeper is a special place on the pitch. There’s much less bodily calls for in comparison with an outfield participant that you’ll rotate extra possibly.
“However you want competitors, and you must get that competitors to push one another so we are able to get the very best efficiency out of considered one of them. And hopefully the 2 of them will at all times be performing once they play.”