Manchester United goalkeeper Radek Vitek could well be the next goalkeeper on his way out of Old Trafford this summer with a move reportedly being lined up for him to make a loan switch to EFL League Two side Accrington Stanley.
According to Alan Nixon of The Sun, the 19-year-old is wanted by the English side with United prepared to let the goalkeeper leave on loan to gain some valuable first-team experience.
Vitek played against Wrexham in the club’s tour of America. But, according to the report, the goalkeeper will only be allowed to leave once he is clear of a minor injury.
This news comes as United continue their revamp of the goalkeeping department following the sale of Andre Onana with the sale of Dean Henderson still yet to be completed, despite Nottingham Forest’s willingness to sign the goalkeeper.
Vitek could compete for a spot
According to the same report from The Sun, Vitek may well have to wait a bit longer before finding out if he can make the move to the English side.
He is dealing with a minor injury, and he would also have to compete with Accrington Stanley’s current goalkeeper, Tony Stavin. Even so, the chance to play first team football would be a big step forward for the FA Youth Cup winner.
As well as this, The Sun claims that Matej Kovar, who had been exceptional during pre-season, will go out on loan to either Hull City or Red Star Belgrade, although there is a chance that he could leave permanently.
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Henderson, as mentioned, also looks set to depart. this could potentially leave United with just two senior goalkeepers in their ranks.
With Nathan Bishop, David De Gea, Henderson, Kovar, and Vitek all potentially gone, United may well need a third-choice goalkeeper.