Three Manchester United goalkeepers set to leave Old Trafford this January

Manchester United are set to release three goalkeepers in this month’s transfer window, according to the Daily Star.

After the purchase of former Barcelona shot-stopper Victor Valdes on a free transfer, three of David de Gea’s back-ups have now been allowed to leave the club.

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Having been United’s number-two the past few seasons, Anders Lindegaard is expected to depart with La Liga club Sevilla keen on his services.

The 30-year-old ace had the chance to become the Red Devils’ number one during his second season after a newly-signed David de Gea failed to impress following his transfer from Atletico Madrid.

But the Dane was unable to convince then manager Sir Alex Ferguson, and has played second-fiddle to the Spaniard ever since.

United manager Louis van Gaal is also releasing 24-year-old Ben Amos, who came through the academy playing for the Old Trafford club since the age of 11.

And lastly 21-year-old Sam Johnstone, who was part of the 2011 Youth-Cup winning squad, is set to join Preston after returning on loan from Doncaster.

 


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