English goalkeeper, Dean Henderson should remain at Sheffield United for now while David de Gea stays in goal for Manchester United, Paul Ince has said.
Paul believes Dean has been excellent this season and his loan spell at Sheffield has been a massive success.
According to him, Henderson must be happy playing football week in, week out so it is best to continue playing where he is since he won’t get the same game time at Man Utd.
He added that if his parent club had a plan for him, Ole would not have given De Gea a five-year contract.
His words, “He has been excellent and excelled himself and he is still relatively young. When someone does well on loan then you begin to think can they do a job for Manchester United. I think at the moment keepers need to be more experienced,”
“He should be happy, he is playing football week in, week out. If he goes to Manchester United and sits on the bench like [Sergio] Romero has done for years, then it isn’t good. If he plays week in, week out then his time will come.”
“If United had a plan and Dean Henderson was in line then I don’t think they would have been stupid enough to give David de Gea a five-year contract. The fact he signed that and they agreed that with Ole means he is going to be the No.1 for a period of time,”
“Unless he gets injured then I can’t see Henderson getting a chance despite being outstanding. We have seen a few mistakes from De Gea lately, but keepers are always questioned and prone to mistakes as the last line of defence.
“They gave him a five-year deal so I think he will be the No.1 for the next three or four years. If he makes too many mistakes then he will lose his position and his place.”
“Sheffield United and Chris Wilder have had a big impact on him because he’s learning, he’s growing as a human being and as a player,” Solskjaer said about Henderson earlier this year. Another high-impact season could be just what Henderson needs to secure his place ahead the Euros. Moreover, he believes he has what it takes to be first choice for England.
“Being ambitious like I am, and I don’t think there’s anything wrong with that, I’ve got my eyes on the shirt,” Henderson said in February. “I’ve just got to keep performing, keep doing well and hopefully get an opportunity because you can’t prove anything without an opportunity.”