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Jose Mourinho eyes shock deal for Stoke City’s Lee Grant

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Red Devils near touchdown goalkeeper as an skilled back-up choice

Manchester United are set to make goalkeeper Lee Grant their third summer season signing in a shock deal.

The 35-year-old is a free agent  after his Stoke City contract expired and Jose Mourinho has moved so as to add him to his squad as back-up to David de Gea and Sergio Romero.

Lee Grant in action for Stoke City

Lee Grant in motion for Stoke City

Grant, a former England Under-21 worldwide, has spent the previous two seasons with Stoke.

He made 30 appearances within the 2016/17 marketing campaign and was topped the membership’s Player of the Year.

But he performed solely a handful of occasions final season following Jack Butland’s return to health after a protracted damage lay-off.

He is now set to swap Stoke, who have been relegated to the Championship, for Premier League giants Manchester United, in accordance with the Daily Telegraph.


 

Portugal Under-21 goalkeeper Joel Pereira acted as back-up to De Gea and Romero final season however he’s anticipated to be despatched out on mortgage to realize extra expertise.

England Under-21 worldwide Dean Henderson, who just lately signed a brand new contract, has already joined Championship facet Sheffield United on a season long-loan.

Grant would be the third new arrival at Old Trafford this summer season, following offers for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred and Porto defender Diogo Dalot.

United are additionally set to announce a brand new two-year contract for Marouane Fellaini this week.

 

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