As indicated by the Manchester Evening News, Manchester United will unveil the new signing Tom Heaton on July 1.
The veteran goalkeeper is a free agent now subsequent to being released by Aston Villa. With Sergio Romero now good and gone, Heaton will add profundity to the wealth of United’s goalkeeping alternatives.
According to the report, Heaton’s reunion with Old Trafford is a done deal with simply the official declaration awaiting. The 35-year-old goalkeeper is a former graduate of the famous United institute. He neglected to show up for the Red Devils and left for Aston Villa in 2010 for more game time.
Heaton’s signing will be an example of the latest shake-up in the goalkeeping options at Manchester United. Joel Pereira and Jacob Carney have likewise been released, while Lee Grant is set for contract talks and Dea Gea is linked with a move away.
Heaton’s appearance could recommend that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is prepared to settle on a choice on his goalkeeping problem. In David de Gea and Dean Henderson, he has two capable goalkeepers.
While the two of them had started for United equally last season, the Norwegian director is quick to stay away from a similar situation next season. Who he ultimately picks stays not yet clear.
Heaton, nonetheless, has greater aspirations and doesn’t appear to simply be a dormant figure on the seat. He is quick to challenge for a starting spot and expects to do precisely that. While it is far-fetched that he will end up as the winner, the added rivalry is a welcome gift
Heaton gives off an impression of being the lone goalkeeper we will sign this mid-year. While he isn’t the most consistent player, he fills a need and is best seen as a good backup instead of a regular player.