The goalkeeper said goodbye to the Blades amid rumors he would challenge David de Gea next season.
Dean Henderson said goodbye to Sheffield United on Wednesday by revealing that he will not be spending next season at Bramall Lane.
Henderson has spent the last two seasons on loan at United at Sheffiled, and before that he was sent to Stockport County, Grimsby Town and Shrewsbury Town.
After making 46 appearances in the promotion season The Blades In the Championship League in 2018/19, Henderson was once again a star for the club which ended yesterday’s 2019/20 season ninth in the Premier League.
With him now seen as one of the top goalkeepers in England, Henderson’s future is still in the dark, as manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains committed to David de Gea.
De Gea himself hopes that he will still be starter Even though Henderson came home, this made Sergio Romero’s future uncertain.
Sheffield previously wanted to keep Henderson for another year, despite their successful signing of Aaron Ramsdale from Bournemouth on a permanent basis, but now the goalkeeper has said his farewell after two seasons at Bramall Lane.
— Dean Henderson (@deanhenderson) August 19, 2020
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone at Sheffield United for the last two years,” Henderson wrote on Twitter his personality. “Winning the promotion to the Premier League with my relatives and finding a season like this I will never forget.
“I want to thank the manager, my team-mates, the dressing room staff and of course, the fans, who have been great with me. I will look back on the last two years as an important part of my career and more than that, I am grateful to have had the opportunity to learn and develop with such a classy team.
“I can’t wait for the next round! Thanks again for everything! One blade, still a blade! “
In the 2019/20 season, Henderson made a total of 40 appearances as he also earned his first call-up to the England senior team in October.
The 23-year-old goalkeeper has the ambition to become a mainstay The Three Lions at Euro summer next year.