Nottingham Forest are now in advanced talks to complete the signing of Dean Henderson. Talks are ongoing between Manchester United and the Reds, with a deal likely to be completed soon.
According to TalkSPORT, Henderson will be heading to the City Ground. Now, it looks pretty clear that the goalkeeper will become the first signing of the summer for the Reds.
Forest are in desperate need of a new goalkeeper. Henderson replaced Brice Samba last summer and when he picked up a thigh injury in January, he was replaced by Keylor Navas who signed from PSG.
Now, Forest have remained a Premier League club and the recruitment will need to be more meticulous this summer. With that in mind, the signing of Henderson on a permanent deal looks extremely wise.
TalkSPORT are seemingly reiterating what Fabrizio Romano has claimed. Last night, he suggested that the deal was merely a matter of time before it would be completed.
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Henderson would be a popular signing at the City Ground. He was a firm fan favourite last season and seemed to buy into the ethos of the club.
Sander Berge was his teammate at Sheffield United. He called him ‘insane’ and given some of the saves he made last season for the Reds, it’s easy to see why he made that claim.
Forest in advanced talks to sign Henderson
This would be a seriously good start to the summer transfer window. It would see Forest strengthen in an area where they need to and at 26, Henderson could be a star for years to come.
Tottenham have been linked with a move for Henderson in the past. Ultimately, it sounds as though the man with one England cap has pushed to complete a permanent move to the City Ground.
For Forest to be competing for players of this ilk, it is quite something. Henderson has been tipped to become an England regular in the past and he has bags of experience.
Leaving United isn’t an easy thing for any player to do. Henderson looks ready to wave goodbye to Old Trafford, however, and sign on the dotted line at Forest.
This summer, quality over quantity has to be the order of the day. In signing Henderson, Forest are getting a remarkable goalkeeper and one who has to go down as a coup.