Man Utd chiefs eye shock transfer swoop to solve David de Gea problem
Manchester United are eyeing a shock bid to sign Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel this summer to end David de Gea's reign as their number one, according to The Sun. United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has a difficult decision to make regarding his first-choice goalkeeper before next season.
Schmeichel has been impressive for Leicester this season, with the Foxes missing out on Champions League football on the final day of the Premier League season. The Dane conceded just 41 goals in the league, having started every single game for Brendan Rodgers' side. As a result of his form, he has been tentatively linked with a move away this summer, and now it appears United are willing to enter the fray. The Red Devils have a goalkeeping crisis on their hands, with De Gea facing criticism in recent weeks after a series of high-profile blunders. JUST IN: Man Utd gave Rashford transfer mission - before Solskjaer changed mind
Solskjear has been urged to swap the Spaniard out for youngster Dean Henderson by fans and pundits alike, with the 23-year-old set to return from his loan at Sheffield United. Henderson has been linked with a move to Chelsea this summer amid reports he is set to hold showdown talks with club officials over his future. He is believed to want assurances that he will be given the chance to oust De Gea, but Solskjaer still has faith in the Spaniard. And now, he is reportedly considering a move to sign Schmeichel, with the aim of keeping him ...
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