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Sheffield Utd keeper Henderson targets England call

Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson admits he is targeting an England call.

Henderson is on-loan at Sheffield United this season.

The 21-year-old told the Mirror: “This will help me massively to go ­forward, play on a bigger stage in front of bigger crowds, build my profile and hopefully have a chance to get my first senior call.

“Angus Gunn [the then-Man City keeper who was on loan at Norwich] got a call-up from the Championship last season. I'll have to prove it but don't see why I can't."

Referring to Jordan Pickford's heroics in Russia, he added: “It fills me with so much confidence and makes me think the position is possible for me.

“I'm not silly and know he's got games behind him and a good World Cup. But in four years there's no reason why I can't challenge for the England No.1 shirt for the next 10 to 15 years with the ­ability and confidence I have.

“This is the first time I've probably let it out but I've no problem with that because I believe I'm going to go and back it up."

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