West Ham have considered Manchester United’s Dean Henderson as “an option” as they look to sign a new goalkeeper this summer, according to The Sun.
The Hammers are believed to be favouring a deal for West Brom’s Sam Johnstone on a free transfer but Henderson will be available on loan.
After a difficult season, where Henderson has played only five games, United are willing to send the England international out on a temporary basis, as long as a team are willing to pay half of his £120,000 a week wages.
David Moyes’ side won’t be the only club in contention for the 25-year-old’s signature. Fulham, Bournemouth and Middlesbrough are all hoping to sign him if they gain promotion to the Premier League, while Newcastle are also looking at him as a potential target.
In terms of West Ham’s decision to pursue either Johnstone or Henderson, both have a similar level of ability so it won’t be easy to choose between them. Some fans would probably prefer the club not to go after either player and keep Alphonse Areola instead.