Manchester United have re-commenced a deal to sign Fenerbahce number one Altay Bayindir today after the move had threatened to collapse.
The 25-year-old traveled to the UK on Friday and was expected to tie up a transfer this weekend but the Red Devils only want to complete a move if current back-up shot-stopper Dean Henderson completes his transfer to Crystal Palace first.
Altay Bayindir set for Old Trafford
The fee touted for Bayindir is $7.6m and according to Fabrizio Romano, the transfer is reaching its final details with an announcement expected in the coming days.
Manchester United now consider Altay Bayindir deal from Fenerbahçe ‘on track’ — working on final details and then it’ll be confirmed. 🚨🔴🇹🇷 #MUFC
Official statement not expected today as there’s still some work to do but €7m deal underway. Player in UK since Friday. pic.twitter.com/EeOJQ3iyzu
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 29, 2023
Bayindir will need to apply for a UK Visa in order to turn out for the Red Devils and will likely be United’s second-choice goalkeeper beyond fellow summer signing Andre Onana.
As for Henderson, his 12-year-long stay at Old Trafford will finally come to an end after a $25.2m offer including add-ons from Crystal Palace was accepted on Sunday. Henderson’s arrival at Selhurst Park is expected to be announced imminently after the England international underwent a medical yesterday.