Manchester United man pledges loyalty to club amid exit rumours

Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard has pledged his devotion to the club on Instagram, despite reports of an imminent departure.

Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard has appeared to make a point about where he wants his future to be, following reports that the club are preparing to ship him out.

The back-up shot-stopper took to his Instagram to post an artistic image of himself standing outside the Old Trafford tunnel with a message reading: 'Follow the light #Loyalty #manchesterunited #mufc #oldtrafford'.

Lindegaard, 30, was signed from Norwegian club Aalesunds FK in 2010 for around £3.5 million, but the arrival of David De Gea the following summer has seen his first-team opportunities limited.

The Danish international made just three appearances last season and is still to start a game under Louis van Gaal this term, with Dutchman now keen on bringing former Barcelona keeper Victor Valdes to the club.

Valdes has been training with United’s first-team for the past week as he recovers from a torn anterior cruciate ligament which prevented him from finding a new team this summer, and is expected to complete a move as a free agent within the coming weeks.

His addition would make Lindegaard surplus to requirements, and it seems doubtful that the Dane will be given a chance to prove his worth over the next couple of months.

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