Dean Henderson says he appears like a brand new signing for Manchester United as he prepares to battle David de Gea for the No.1 spot at Previous Trafford.
MEN Sport reported earlier within the week that Henderson has agreed to spend the 2020-21 marketing campaign along with his mum or dad membership and can go ‘head-to-head’ with De Gea in aim.
Henderson has not been assured of beginning the season forward of De Gea however needed a transparent pathway to the first-team as a part of the £120,000-a-week five-year contract he signed solely final week.
The 23-year-old is keen to show his price for United and he says he’ll be working his socks off with a view to dislodge De Gea from the beginning line-up.
“I’ll be working my socks off to get in that beginning line-up as a result of it’s one thing I’ve at all times needed,” he instructed The Occasions.
“I’m so shut now. I’m not going to surrender. I’m going to place the strain on.
“I respect David. I do know what challenges are going to be. I’m effectively up for it.
“You may get many issues from coaching and be taught off somebody like David … however I don’t suppose there’s any substitute for recreation time. Coming off season with momentum, it wouldn’t be intelligent for me to sit down round and never play.
“I’m beneath no illusions that I’m not going to enhance by simply sitting on the bench. I would like that recreation time.”
After two years with Sheffield United, the younger goalkeeper has established himself as one of the vital thrilling shot-stoppers in European soccer, and he says he’s prepared for the subsequent step in his enjoying profession.
Henderson added: “I really feel like a brand new signing at Man United. I haven’t been within the constructing for 5 years.
“Having to show your self, go the great distance spherical and go up by way of the leagues, you’ve received to have a little bit of an edge. I imagine I’ve received that edge. I’m pleased with who I’m.
“I’m prepared for any problem thrown my means now.”