Why 10 Manchester United players haven’t been sold yet

Dean Henderson

Henderson expects to join Nottingham Forest permanent and Forest informed him two months ago of their intention to make a £30m deal with United.

For now, Henderson is in a team pattern like United inch closer to a deal for Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana. Talks at United and Erik ten Hag insist Henderson is an option, but it is face-saving to protect his resale value.

Premier League-proven Henderson, 26, an academy graduate and England international, is one of United’s most salable assets and Forest’s Premier League survival ensures there is a willing and patient buyer.

Harry Maguire

United value Maguire at £50m, which clubs will balk at. Maguire may be United captain, but he started 16 games last season – eight of them in the cup – and is fifth in their central defensive pecking order. He also turned 30 this year.

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Maguire still has two years left on his contract and that supports his assessment, as does his starting status for England. But at club level, Maguire has been out of form for two years.

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