Report: Wolves want Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone

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Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone is reportedly wanted by Wolverhampton Wanderers.

According to the Daily Mail, Wolverhampton Wanderers are chasing Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone.

The England youth international stopper has been told that he can leave Old Trafford temporarily, and Wolves are said to be keen on snapping him up.

Johnstone is considered one of England’s best young goalkeepers, and Wolves feel that they could enhance the quality of their starting line-up.

Although Kenny Jackett’s side already have Emiliano Martinez and Carl Ikeme at their disposal, they reportedly feel that Johnstone could be an upgrade.

The 22-year-old custodian was in fine form for Preston North End last season, while in League One, and he appears to have the capabilities to play in the Championship.

There was a feeling that Johnstone could have received some senior action for United this season, but the arrival of Sergio Romero has blocked his route into the first team.

As a result, Louis van Gaal feels that Johnstone’s development would be best served by allowing him to gain some first team experience elsewhere.

Fulham and Preston North End are also said to be chasing Johnstone's signature with Wolves, before Thursday's loan deadline. 

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