Dean Henderson broke up Manchester United join newly promoted Nottingham Forest loaned out this summer after a season in which he played just five games for the Red Devils.
The talented goalkeeper said he asked the club to let him try his luck elsewhere in search of playing time before discussing his role ahead of next season with the new head coach. Eric ten Hag.
“I really didn’t want the manager to come and see me at practice because I knew he would probably want to leave me.” Henderson TAK SPORT told.
“The conversation I had [with Manchester United after Euro 2020] was “you will come here to be the number one goalkeeper”. Henderson claimed.
“I got COVID-19, calm down, so I still had to be number one, but then, unfortunately, no one followed through.
“It was so frustrating because last summer I turned down so many good loans for this reason and they wouldn’t let me go, so it was frustrating. smoked.
“But I’ve been working hard off the field and on the training ground to keep improving day by day so I’m really happy to be back here and looking forward to the season with Forest.”