After months of rumours, Dean Henderson is not currently an active target for Nottingham Forest.

Paul Taylor has confirmed that the club are still reviewing the goalkeeper position, but aren’t pursuing a deal for the 26-year-old who spent last season on loan at the City Ground.

Steve Cooper’s side have been pushing to sign the Manchester United ‘keeper all window long, but it seems any potential deal for Henderson is off for now.

Matt Turner had a solid debut against his former side Arsenal on Saturday and looks set to be the Reds’ No 1 for the foreseeable future.

The American played second fiddle to Aaron Ramsdale under Mikel Arteta last season but looks to finally have his opportunity as a first-choice Premier League ‘keeper for Forest this campaign.

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The end of the Dean Henderson saga?

Months of speculation have passed, but Henderson looks to be staying put at Old Trafford this summer.

The injury to Tom Heaton in training has seen him become United’s No 2 behind new signing Andre Onana who enjoyed a solid debut against Wolves on Monday night.

Erik Ten Hag’s side wanted £30 million for the ‘keeper, with Cooper’s side only wanting to pay £20 million.

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Offers were exchanged back and forth for the England international, including a loan with an option to buy, but no offer was accepted for Henderson.

Turner now has a huge chance to build on his good performance at the Emirates to cement his position as Nottingham Forest’s first-choice ‘keeper.

It is expected that the club will still target another shot-stopper, but should Turner take this opportunity with both hands, another addition in that department may only be seen as a back-up.

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