Manchester United are spoilt for riches for the goalkeeping position as David de Gea, Sergio Romero and Dean Henderson contend for first-team minutes.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has managed a great turnaround at Old Trafford. Far away from their glorious heights, Manchester United are not title challengers. However, they are going in the right direction.
United were smart in the transfer market and added Bruno Fernandes, Harry Maguire, Daniel James, and Aaron wan-Bissaka. The reinforcements paid dividends and they finished third in Premier League.
One department where they have not added to their ranks is their goalkeeping ranks. David de Gea and Sergio Romero fight for first-team minutes.
With the development of youth academy graduate, Dean Henderson, Manchester United do not have to worry about their goalkeeping options.
On the contrary, they are spoilt for choices. Both Henderson and Romero are vying to take De Gea’s role.
Solskjaer is pleased with the situation and calls his situation privileged.
“I think I must be the most privileged manager in the world with the goalkeeping department,” Daily Star quoted Solskjaer at a press conference.
“Sergio, David, and Dean. Three top ‘keepers. This season has shown how important Sergio has been for us. David has been performing there.”
“We’ll see what we’ll do going forward. Difficult? Yes. But that’s a good problem to have.”
One man who is envious of Solskjaer’s riches between the sticks is Frank Lampard at Chelsea. The Blues legend does not trust Kepa Arrizabalaga, while Willy Caballero is not much of an upgrade.