Sheffield United: Chris Wilder 'confident' of confirming imminent Bramall Lane return for Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder is 'confident' of confirming a Bramall Lane return for Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson.

Thursday, 18th July 2019, 19:52 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th July 2019, 19:53 pm
Dean Henderson: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Henderson proved a real hit with Blades fans last season on loan at Bramall Lane, as United secured second place in the Championship and a place in the Premier League.

His future has become something of a saga over the summer, which took a fresh twist when his Old Trafford boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær told him to report to pre-season duty in China.

But Wilder, speaking on Alan Biggs’ Sheffield Live! show tonight, revealed: “I’m very confident that a deal for Dean will be done in the next three or four days.

“The boy had an outstanding season for us last season and wants to come back.

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“I’ve always respected Manchester United’s position but they’re keen for him to come back, Dean wants to come back and play regular football – which is refreshing for a young player, who wants to prove himself – and I want it to happen as well.”