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Dean Henderson ruled out for the season after suffering another injury setback

Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson has been ruled out for the remainder of the season.

Henderson is on loan at Nottingham Forest and suffered a thigh injury in mid-January against Leicester City.

According to The Telegraph, the England goalkeeper has sustained another setback and will miss the final four matches of the season.

It is a massive blow for Forest, who are trying to safeguard their Premier League status for next term.

Man United should cash in on Dean Henderson

David de Gea has done enough to impress Erik ten Hag to secure a contract extension, albeit on reduced terms.

He will likely stay at Old Trafford and continue as the first-choice goalkeeper.

Henderson does not want to settle for a second-fiddle role. However, his performances at Forest have not shown enough promise to challenge De Gea for the number one spot.

He is valued at €22 million, but United could get more considering he is still 26 years old.

Ten Hag wants United to sign a goalkeeper who is more comfortable with the ball at his feet, but the club must prioritise other areas of the squad in this transfer window.

United are hunting for an established striker and a midfielder. If Harry Maguire or Victor Lindelof decide to leave, they will need a central defender. 

This would push the need to sign a shot-stopper down the pecking order.

United must sell players to avoid breaching Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations. 

The Premier League giants should cash in on Henderson and use the funds to improve the rest of the squad.