Lindegaard agrees new United deal

Updated: August 4, 2012
Anders Lindegaard

Manchester United keeper Anders Lindegaard has agreed a new four-year deal with the club.

The 28-year-old goalkeeper impressed for the Red Devils after breaking into the first team last season however a serious ankle injury in January curtailed his season.

That hasn’t prevented Sir Alex Ferguson from offering the Dane a new deal and the player will remain at Old Trafford until 2016 and the Scot was delighted the tie the former Aalesund keeper telling the club’s official website “Anders is still relatively young for a goalkeeper, he has come on leaps and bounds since joining us last year,”

“There is healthy competition in the goalkeeping department which is always good for the team, albeit a headache for me,” he added.

“I am delighted he has signed a new contract and also delighted to see that he has clearly returned from the summer break in good shape after the disappointment of suffering an injury last season.”
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Lindegaard added on the club’s site “I’m very pleased to have signed a new contract. I’m glad and proud that the manager has shown the confidence he has in me by giving me a new deal.

“There is nowhere in the world I would rather be than right here. The competition for places is tough, as it should be in a club like this. It only makes us better as individuals and more importantly, stronger as a team.

“It’s what I have dreamt of all my life and nothing makes me more proud than wearing the Manchester United badge.”

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