Loan Watch 2022/23: Dean Henderson at Nottingham Forest

jsp

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Big season for Henderson been a tough 12 months for him missed out on the euros with injury then missed pre season with Covid which saw De Gea route himself in the side as the number 1. Short domestic cup runs meant he never got a sniff of challenging for that number 1 spot.

Reports are there's no option or obligation to buy for Forest it's just a loan deal I don't think De Gea's long term future at Utd is that secure if he shows the right stuff at Forest he could get that shot at being the Utd number 1 he's wanted but he needs this move to work out as he can't carry on being a number 2.

A good run of games for Forest and there's an outside chance of going to the world cup as well.
 

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He forgot to mention the part where he didn't take his chance to establish himself as first choice keeper after a few iffy performances when given an opportunity in the first team.

Feels like he is burning bridges, so I expect him to be sold after this loan.
 

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He's not coming back. These comments are a little silly really because it is only a loan. He should have kept quiet but there you go. I get his frustrations and appreciate where he's coming from but that was bad advice.
 

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Our players don’t half like to throw their toys out of the pram - here is another one that can jog on.

I can kind of see where he is coming from toif he was promised the number one but things change. He unfortunately got Covid and De Gea performed very well. That can happen in football or any sport for that matter.

You just have to deal with it. Also like RVN said, he had numerous iffy performances when he was given a chance.

Definitely burnt his bridges now but no great loss to the team when he is eventually sold.
 

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He was a bit unlucky last season I think he would have started the season as number 1 but he got Covid so De Gea started and he didn't put a foot wrong. Early cup exits didn't help him either.

There was certainly a lot of speculation that he was the dressing room leak last season which wasn't good.

The loan is good for everyone I think he gets to play if he plays well his transfer value should increase and we can hopefully get 25-30m in for him next summer.
 

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He's an idiot, don't go bad mouthing your club when you clearly weren't good enough.

He got ill, De Gea was undroppable.

And he's crap.
 

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If you chose to believe what he said it kind of goes along with what other players said as well about assurances over playing time being made to keep them at the club by the previous management which they then didn't deliver on.

This caused a cancer in that dressing room that spread and resulted in that toxic mess we saw last season.

Footballers want to play matches and if the boss or whoever is telling you that you'll get chances then doesn't give them to you then you will be annoyed.

I can 100% see why he'd be annoyed but I don't see what he gains by going public with all of it he's still under contract at the club if he flops at Forest he'll be back next season expecting us to pay his wages.
 

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Don't understand any of that, I really don't, the kid is United daft, been born so close to Windscale/Sellafield hasn't helped mind.
 

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