English Premier League giants Manchester United have signaled their interest in a potential signing of Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak this summer and they have prioritized the keeper as one of their top transfer targets going into the summer transfer window. The Red Devils want to get a new goalkeeper that will be a better option than both David De Gea and Dean Henderson as they try to continue building a team capable of winning the Premier League title next season.

The Red Devils manager Olé Gunnar Solksjær has reportedly grown out of favor with his two current goalkeepers and is looking for a new challenge for the duo and has identified the Atletico Madrid’s number one shot-stopper as the leading candidate befitting enough for the role. There was a battle for the number one spot at Old Trafford between De Gea and Henderson toward the end of last season but the two goalkeepers have not been able to properly convince Solksjaer that they can maintain their starting spots for next season.

De Gea was demoted to playing in the Europa League upon the return of Henderson to the team from loan at Sheffield but after his poor performance at the Europa League final against Villarreal which saw them lose the title to their Spanish opposition on Thursday night, the Spain international could be allowed to use the exit door at the club.

Henderson has also lost some of Solksjaer’s faith after his poor showing against Liverpool in the 4-2 loss at home and both of them may now have to accept that a new goalkeeper could be coming to the club. Arsenal are currently the only team rivaling United for Oblak’s signature but could lose out the signing to the Red Devils because they ant offer Champions League football.

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