Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel is seen as a ready-made option to come in, with De Gea suffering a huge slump
in form and loan star Dean Henderson still at rookie level.
Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel, still has three years left on his King Power deal.
But the 2016 title winner, 33, would be relatively cheap to buy compared to Atletico Madrid’s highly-rated
Jan Oblak, 27, who has a release clause of around £109million.
NSL understands Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær has doubts over whether Henderson, 23,
is ready for the top job, despite a stellar season on loan at Sheffield United.
And the Norwegian can no longer offer his blind support to error-prone
Solskjaer is desperate for a trusted keeper as he prepares for a Premier Leauge challenge and the club’s return
to the Champions League next season.
Solskjaer has already sat down with his staff over the past few weeks to study in detail De Gea’s numbers over
the past few years.