Manchester United make surprise move for Premier League goalkeeper

Manchester United have made a surprise move to sign Martin Dubravka from Newcastle United. The Red Devils want the Slovakian on loan to provide competition for David De Gea.

Manchester United‘s search for a new goalkeeper has taken them to Tyneside, and they are keen on getting Dubravka, as per The Athletic.

David Ornstein reports the Red Devils are yet to agree a deal for the Slovakian, who was signed in 2018 from Sparta Prague after a successful loan spell.

The 33-year-old was not a part of Newcastle United’s Carabao Cup win over Tranmere Rovers earlier this week. The Magpies have signed Nick Pope from Burnley this summer, and he has taken over as the #1 at the club.

Kevin Trapp was linked with the Red Devils earlier this month, but the interest has cooled. Eintracht Frankfurt are reportedly demanding €25 million for their goalkeeper.

Dean Henderson was unwilling to wait for Erik ten Hag’s arrival and forced a loan move to Nottingham Forest as he wanted to play regularly this season.

The Englishman is aiming for a spot in the World Cup squad and try and nick the #1 jersey as well, with Jordan Pickford struggling at Everton.

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