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Manchester United fans praise Dean Henderson for crucial stop at 1-0 in Carabao Cup victory over Luton

‘The future is in safe hands’: Manchester United fans praise Dean Henderson for a crucial stop at 1-0 Carabao Cup victory at Luton as the goalkeeper finally makes his Red Devils debut

  • Manchester United fans have praised Dean Henderson after his first-team debut
  • The goalkeeper made an impressive save when his team was 1-0 ahead of Luton
  • United went on to win 3-0 to advance to the fourth round of the Carabao Cup

Manchester United fans have praised Dean Henderson after the goalkeeper made an important save when his side led Luton 1-0 in the Carabao Cup.

The Premier League side won the draw in the third round 3-0, but Henderson, who made his United debut, prevented Nathan Jones’s team from getting back into the game in the 81st minute.

Dean Henderson made a crucial save at 1-0 on his Manchester United debut against Luton

Dean Henderson made a crucial save at 1-0 on his Manchester United debut against Luton

It was the goalkeeper’s first save of the night and fans praised his level of concentration

Henderson had little to do, but took action when asked, making his first save of the night to deny Tom Lockyer, who then saw his follow-up attempt disappear from the line.

The shot-stopper is currently Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s number 2 with David de Gea still the first-choice goalkeeper, but the 23-year-old gave a good impression of himself on Kenilworth Road.

And fans praised the England international, with one supporter claiming, “The future is in safe hands.”

Another tweeted: ‘Great performance Hendo! And great rescue! .. first of all hopefully couples. ‘

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side took the lead via a Juan Mata penalty in the first half before late goals from Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood secured the win.

Henderson shared his joy at making his debut for the Red Devils by tweeting: ‘I’ve dreamed of this all my life! Incredible feeling to make my debut for the club I love !! A clean slate and a win to top it off !!! ‘

A fan answered the ‘keeper’: Deano, what a concentration you had during that match, you had almost nothing to do until the 81st minute to save only a top drawer. The future looks bright, boy. Future England No1 and future Manchester United No1. ‘

Other supporters described the save as ‘world class’ and predicted it would be the ‘first of many’ for the youngster.

His manager was also full of praise for the ‘keeper after the game. ‘We have a’ keeper there who has done his job. It was a good workout. That is the task that our keeper sometimes has to do. They need to stay focused and David has been doing that for years. ‘

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