Manchester United appear to be closing in on signing Altay Bayindir with Fenerbahce nearing a deal for his replacement.

United signed one goalkeeper earlier this summer with Andre Onana arriving from Inter Milan.

The Cameroonian has immediately replaced David De Gea between the sticks for United following the Spaniard’s departure.

That isn’t the end of the goalkeeping business though as United are now in talks to offload Dean Henderson to Crystal Palace.

Letting Henderson leave means United will need a new backup goalkeeper to support Onana – and one target appears to be closing in on a move to Old Trafford.

Altay Bayindir undergoing Manchester United pre-medical

The Athletic report that United are now running pre-medical tests on Fenerbahce goalkeeper Altay Bayindir.

The 25-year-old has travelled to Greece to undergo tests as United want to check on a back injury Bayindir has suffered.

United still have other options in mind with Benfica goalkeeper Odysseas Vlachodimos heavily linked in recent days.

Bayindir managed 40 appearances last season and has already played four times this season, but United just want to be absolutely sure about his physical condition.

The report adds that United have a rough deal in place worth around €5million (£4.25million) but will now decide whether or not to proceed.

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Fenerbahce close in on Bayindir replacement

Fabrizio Romano now claims that Fenerbahce are ‘closing in’ on signing Dinamo Zagreb stopper Dominik Livakovic.

It’s stated that the deal could be done inside 24 hours with the idea of him becoming Fenerbahce’s new number one goalkeeper.

The Croatian international will undergo a medical on Wednesday with Romano adding that documents have been exchanged this evening.

Fenerbahce seemingly feel confident that Bayindir to United will be sorted soon enough and those back problems will be absolutely fine.

The Turkish giants are unlikely to be going for Livakovic as competition for Bayindir, so this move certainly feels like an indication that the Turkish international will be moving on soon – most likely to United as things stand.

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