Manchester United have signed goalkeeper Jack Butland on mortgage from Crystal Palace for the remainder of the season.
The former England worldwide, who has not performed for Palace this season, will present cowl for David de Gea after Newcastle recalled Martin Dubravka from his mortgage spell at Old Trafford.
Manager Erik ten Hag, who can even name upon Tom Heaton, had stated he wished to have three goalkeepers in his squad and moved swiftly to make Butland his first signing of the January switch window.
The 29-year-old stated: “This is an amazing club and one that I am now proud to represent. I’m really looking forward to working with an unbelievable goalkeeping group, supporting each other every day to create the best training and playing environment for the team.
“I’ve played against David de Gea and represented England alongside Tom Heaton; they are top-class keepers, and I am relishing the opportunity to compete alongside and support them as teammates.
“There is a lot that this group can achieve this season and I’m excited to play my part in helping everyone to reach these ambitions.”