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Manchester United considering a move for Watford goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann

It is an open secret that Manchester United need to sign backup goalkeeper.

According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Manchester United are considering a move for Watford goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann.

The Austria international joined Watford from Stoke City on a free transfer in July 2017. His contract expires in the summer of 2024.

Daniel Bachmann
Daniel Bachmann

Bachmann has conceded 32 goals in 13 games in all competitions last season. As a member of Austria national football team, he won 13 caps.

Manchester United are looking to sign a goalkeeper and have identified the 27-year-old as potential transfer target.

Manchester United
Manchester United

The Red Devils are desperate to make an impact in the summer transfer window.

According to the report, “Manchester United are considering a move for Watford goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann. The Austria international is available for a cut price fee after the Hornets’ relegation to the Championship. Manager Erik ten Hag wants a reliable backup to shot stopper David de Gea for next season. Current no.2 Dean Henderson is likely to join Nottingham Forest on a loan deal. states that Bachmann would be available for around £4 million this summer. The keeper is keen to join United and would be happy to play second fiddle to de Gea.”

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If Manchester United can agree on a fee with Watford, the deal should be easy to complete.

It is claimed that Watford are open to letting Bachmann go.

Good signing for Manchester United?

If Bachmann is available for the right price, then he could be a clever acquisition for United.

Daniel Bachmann has all the skillset required to be a success story at Manchester United. Therefore, it makes sense for Ten Hag to step up his attempts to bring the Austria goalkeeper to Premier League side.

If Ten Hag sees him as the right man for his side, Manchester United should quickly make a move to fend off interest from other clubs.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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