Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson is currently undergoing a medical at fellow Premier League side Crystal Palace.

The 26-year-old spent last season on loan with the Reds but missed the second half of the campaign through a thigh injury.

Steve Cooper’s side have been interested in re-signing the shot-stopper, but United have been playing hardball with the Reds, making a deal unlikely.

Henderson is now set to join Roy Hodgson’s side permanently, ending the Reds’ pursuit of the one-time England international.

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The end of the Dean Henderson saga

Months of speculation have passed, but Henderson looks to be finally leaving Old Trafford but not for the City Ground.

The injury to Tom Heaton in training has seen him become United’s No. 2 behind new signing Andre Onana, but the former Reds loanee looks set to leave with United in talks to sign a new backup ‘keeper.

Erik Ten Hag’s side wanted £30 million for Henderson, with Cooper’s side only wanting to pay a maximum of £20 million.

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

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

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