Dean Henderson has advised David de Gea that he’s trying ahead to studying from him after committing his future to Manchester United.
Henderson appeared to finish any chance of him leaving Outdated Trafford this summer time by signing a brand new five-year contract with the membership earlier on Wednesday, which additionally has the choice for an extra 12 months.
The academy graduate has spent the final two seasons on mortgage at Sheffield United the place he has established himself as considered one of England’s finest goalkeepers and earned himself a Younger Participant of the Season nomination after a incredible debut marketing campaign within the Premier League.
A 3rd stint in South Yorkshire appeared unlikely after the Blades splashed out to signal Bournemouth goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, and Henderson is ready to remain at United to compete with David de Gea for the No.1 spot.
There have been rising calls from supporters for Henderson to be given a possibility within the first workforce as a result of Spaniard’s poor type of late, however the 23-year-old has defined how he cannot wait to be taught from, and hopefully emulate, his teammate.
“Yeah, clearly I can’t wait to get again in and I do know them properly,” he advised MUTV. “David de Gea has had an unbelievable profession on the soccer membership and it wasn’t so way back I used to be saying, if I might replicate that profession sooner or later I’d be a really proud man.
“So to be taught off him and the opposite two prime goalkeepers inside the division could be nice. I’m actually trying ahead to it.”
The brand new contract capped off a superb week for Henderson after he was additionally known as as much as the England squad for the upcoming Nations League matches in opposition to Iceland and Denmark and he’s hoping to earn his first cap for the Three Lions.
“Ah yeah, 100 per cent,” he added when requested if he was desperate to make his worldwide debut.
“Clearly to play for England as properly, as I say, it might be a really particular second for myself and that’s one thing I’ve at all times needed to do as properly. If I get the nod there, that may be excellent. I’m simply going to maintain working arduous and I’m certain my time will come.”
On the prospect of debuting for United within the coming weeks, Henderson mentioned: “That may imply the world to me. The whole lot I’ve completed is to place myself within the place to do this. I’ve labored so arduous behind the scenes and needed to take totally different pathways to get to the place I need to be in the present day.
“I’m sat right here now, fascinated with the subsequent step and clearly that Man United debut could be one thing I’ll be very pleased with and one thing I’ll by no means, ever overlook, if it comes – when it comes!
“I’ve at all times needed to win trophies with this nice soccer membership and I am a really bold younger man. For me to come back right here and get so shut, it is about profitable titles with the largest membership on this planet, to me. Hopefully, we are able to get again to doing that quickly.”