Chelsea are ready to break the bank to sign up-and-coming English goalkeeper Dean Henderson next season.
The 23-year-old has impressed for Sheffield United in recent terms while on loan from Manchester United .
Henderson’s performances mean he is likely to be the Red Devils’ No 1 further down the line.
But with his short-term future up in the air, Chelsea are prepared to splash out £50m for his services next season, per the Sun .
The Blues would offer Henderson guaranteed first-team football, with Kepa Arrizabalaga struggling to impress under Frank Lampard so far this campaign.
It is unclear where Dean Henderson will be playing next season?
However, it is unclear how Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would fit the youngster into his setup with David de Gea on such a hefty wage at Old Trafford.
Despite the Spaniard’s position, the Sun report United are keen to tie Henderson down once again in the coming months.
The stopper will be offered a new £100,000-a-week deal to persuade him to reject offers from elsewhere.
This will be Henderson’s fourth United contract, without yet making a first-team appearance for the club.
Man Utd ace David de Gea is the club’s current No 1
Sheffield United, meanwhile, are hopeful they can keep the loanee beyond the season.
The Blades want Henderson on loan for a third-straight year after an impressive return to the top flight.
Speaking recently, manager Chris Wilder spoke of his interest in another temporary deal.
“I’ve left it with Dean and Man United,” he said.
Dean Henderson is yet to make a senior appearance for Manchester United
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“We’ve expressed an interest in bringing Dean back but I don’t want to keep pushing that button.
“I’m sure conversations between Dean, United, and his representatives have been ongoing.”
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