Manchester United wanted former Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny as potential David de Gea replacement

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Wojciech Szczesny was wanted by Manchester United in the summer
Wojciech Szczesny was wanted by Manchester United in the summertime (Picture: Getty)

Manchester United enquired as to the provision of Wojciech Szczesny through the summer season whereas the way forward for David de Gea remained removed from sure.

The former Arsenal goalkeper has firmly established himself as Juventus’ No.1, regardless of the return of membership legend Gianluigi Buffon in the summertime, however his present contract is because of expire in the summertime of 2021.

Juventus, in response to Goal, are eager to tie Szczesny to a brand new long-term deal and can supply a big pay-rise which might see him earn as much as €3.5million-a-year.

Metro.co.uk understands United, in the meantime, maintain a long-standing curiosity in Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak however De Gea’s choice to commit what must be the height years of his profession to the giants has put any transfer for the Slovenia worldwide on maintain.

United have excessive hopes for Dean Henderson, the England Under-21 worldwide at present on mortgage at Sheffield United for a second consecutive season, whereas Sergio Romero has proved an in a position deputy for De Gea since he joined from Sampdoria 4 years in the past.

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Romero will once more be pressed into motion this weekend towards Liverpool after De Gea suffered a groin harm enjoying for Spain earlier this week and the 28-year-old may miss as much as two months, whereas Paul Pogba may also Sunday’s heavyweight conflict at Old Trafford.

‘Paul had an injury, he came back, he worked really hard,’ Ole Gunnar Solskjaer instructed Sky Sports. ‘He got here again and performed a few video games, perhaps performed by means of the ache barrier.

‘He had a scan after the Arsenal game and maybe needed a few weeks’ relaxation in a boot so hopefully he gained’t be too lengthy, however he gained’t make this recreation, no.’

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