Farewell after 12 years
Dean Henderson is leaving Manchester United after 12 years. The 26-year-old goalkeeper, who has been on six loan spells since then, joined Crystal Palace a day before Deadline Day. The Englishman signed a five-year contract with the Eagles and has become by far the most expensive keeper in the club’s history.
According to consistent reports, Henderson costs £15m, which can be matched by a further £5m in bonuses. Converted, that makes 17.5 million euros plus 5.8 in possible additional payments. Previously, Alex McCarthy was the south Londoners’ most expensive goalkeeper with a €4.9m move in 2015/16. Man United, meanwhile, who spent €52.5m on new number one André Onana this summer, have never reaped so much from a goalkeeper sale.
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8 – Manuel Neuer | from Schalke to Bayern Munich for €30m
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6 – Thibaut Courtois | from Chelsea to Real Madrid for €35m
6 – Jasper Cillessen | from FC Barcelona to FC Valencia for €35m
5 – Ederson | from Benfica to Manchester City for €40m
4 – Andre Onana | from Inter to Manchester United for €52.5m
The transfer fee can increase by a further 5 million euros through bonuses
3 – Gianluigi Buffon | from Parma to Juventus for €52.9m
2 – Alison | from AS Roma to Liverpool for €62.5m
“I am absolutely thrilled and very happy to be here. I can’t wait to get started. This club has great fans and a lot of top players who are hungry for success. Something is being built here and I want to be a part of it,” said Henderson, who has played 29 times between the posts for the Red Devils.