Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson faces an uncertain future after being included on the club’s US tour.

Last summer Dean Henderson was in a rush to get out of Manchester United. He wrapped up a loan deal to Nottingham Forest before he could even train under Erik ten Hag.

In a controversial interview with Talksport, he said: “I didn’t really want the manager to come in and see me in training because I knew that he’d probably want to keep me so I tried to do it all before I left for the season.”

A year on, he is getting the chance to train with Ten Hag, however, he is set to be usurped by incoming new signing Andre Onana.

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Dean Henderson trains in the USA

It is a surprise Henderson is still a Manchester United player. It had been expected that he would be out door in early July, with Forest keen on a deal.

However, United have taken longer than expected to seal the Onana deal, and wanted to keep Henderson as insurance.

He is also recovering from a thigh injury which cost him game time last season.

Even so, it was a bit of an eyebrow raiser to see Henderson named on the tour squad, when he could have been left behind to try and secure a transfer.

Teamtalk claim he is in ‘limbo’ and Forest are considering abandoning plans to sign him.

There is no realistic option of Henderson being United number one after £43 million was spent on Onana.

He is likely just on United’s tour for a short period until his future is sorted out.

Nonetheless, he was in good spirits as United’s players trained at Pingry School in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, in their first training session of the USA tour.

Manchester United players train

Manchester United Pre-Season Training Session
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Manchester United’s 31-man tour squad is set to be joined by Andre Onana shortly. The real focus for now is preparing for Saturday night’s game with Arsenal.

It’s unclear if Henderson is fit enough to play a part. United aren’t short of options. Tom Heaton, Nathan Bishop and Radek Vitek have all also flown on tour.

United later play Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund, with a young squad also set to face Wrexham.

The senior games will see new captain Bruno Fernandes wear the armband, without being referred to as a stand-in captain like last season.

The Portugal international was in good spirits as United began preparations for Saturday’s game, which kicks off at 10pm UK time.

Manchester United Pre-Season Training Session
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