Erik ten Hag confirms Jack Butland to hitch Man United

Erik ten Hag has confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Jack Butland as again-as a lot as first-various David de Gea.

Butland is about to reach from Crystal Palace after Newcastle United recalled Martin Dubravka from his season-prolonged mortgage at previous Trafford.

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When requested about Butland’s potential arrival, Ten Hag advised a information convention on Thursday: “Martin was recalled and we’d like three expert goalkeepers.

“i am actually blissful with David. it is pretty clear he is our No. 1. he is a terribly good performer however there’s always one factor which will happen with David as effectively and also you want to be ready for that so that you do not have one.”

Sources have advised ESPN that United stay obtainable inside the market for a striker in January following Cristiano Ronaldo‘s departure.

Joao Felix, Olivier Giroud, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Memphis Depay and Alvaro Morata are amongst the numerous candidates however, as a consequence of it stands, Ten Hag is working with Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford as his two recognised strikers in his squad.

“We always want to go trying out for that [new signings] as we push the gamers as a consequence of good is simply not sufficient,” Ten Hag added.

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“we have now to push every utterly different and when there are alternatives, the membership want to be ready for that. My primary focus is to reinforce the crew.”

United face Everton at previous Trafford on Friday inside the FA Cup third spherical as they appear to finish a look forward to a trophy which stretches again to 2017 (stream dwell on ESPN+ at three p.m. ET).

Ten Hag’s crew are nonetheless inside the Carabao Cup and Europa League and have labored their means into the best 4 after a run of 4 straight wins.

“we’re in a great place,” Ten Hag acknowledged. “we’re the place we have now to be however nonetheless, we go from recreation to recreation.

“We play in lots of competitions and the primary goal is from recreation to recreation. we do not assume too far forward.”


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