Dean Bradley Henderson was born on the 12 of March 1997, and he is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Nottingham Forest, on loan from Manchester United and the England national team.
The young goal stopper joined the Manchester United academy aged 14, having spent six years at Carlisle United. He first joined the academy in August 2011. After Dean progressed through the academy, he was among 10 players to join the Academy squad for the 2013–14 season. Dean became a regular goalkeeper for the U18 team in the 2013–14 season.
2016: Loan to Stockport County
Dean Henderson was loaned to National League North club Stockport County on an initial one-month loan on the 12 of January 2016. The young star made his Stockport County debut, where he played the whole game, in a 1–1 draw against Nuneaton Town on 16 January 2016. However, on the 22nd of February 2016, due to an injury crisis, Henderson was recalled from loan and had his first call-up to a senior Manchester United game, sitting on the bench during a 3–0 FA Cup victory away to Shrewsbury Town.
2016–2017: Loan to Grimsby Town
Dean Henderson on the 31st of August 2016, joined League Two club Grimsby Town on loan until the beginning of January 2017. The goalkeeper started his Grimsby Town career as second–choice goalkeeper behind James McKeown. He made his debut on the 26th of December 2016, in a 2–0 victory over Accrington Stanley at Blundell Park. However, after making his debut, his performance was praised by Manager Marcus Bignot. Then on the 31st of December 2016, Henderson had his loan at Grimsby Town extended until the end of January 2017. Still on that same day, he kept another clean sheet, in a 0–0 draw against Blackpool.
2017–2018: Loan to Shrewsbury Town
It was recorded that on the 10th of July 2017, Henderson joined League One club Shrewsbury Town on loan for the 2017–18 season. After he joined the club, he was given a number 1 shirt ahead of the new season. The young star made his Shrewsbury Town debut, in the opening game of the season, where he kept a clean sheet, in a 1–0 win over Northampton Town. Henderson also kept another clean sheet in a follow–up match, in a 1–0 win over AFC Wimbledon. The young goalkeeper quickly established himself as the club’s first-choice goalkeeper and became the club’s fan favourite. However, he also has helped the club win a number of matches to help them go to the top of the table. By September, Henderson reflected on his time at the club so far, saying he enjoyed playing football there and playing Saturday/Tuesday is excellent for his development.
2018–2020: Loans to Sheffield United
Dean Bradley Henderson in the month of June 2018, signed a two-year contract extension with his parent club, which was due to expire in June 2020. And on the 18th of June, he joined Championship club Sheffield United on loan until the end of the 2018–19 season, helping them to secure promotion to the Premier League for the first time since 2007. It was recorded that during his season-long loan, Henderson won the club’s Young Player of the Year Award, as well as the Championship Golden Glove keeping 20 clean sheets across the season. Following an impressive debut season in the championship, European giants Bayern Munich and Juventus had reported interest in the goalkeeper.
2020–2022: Manchester United first team
On the 14th of August 2020, Dean Henderson was added to Manchester United’s senior squad list for the first time. And on the 26th of August, he signed a new long-term contract that would keep him at Manchester United until June 2025. Dean Henderson made his senior debut in the third round of the League Cup against Luton Town, keeping a clean sheet in the process during United’s 3–0 win. The goalkeeper made his second appearance for United a week later in the fourth round of the League Cup, keeping another clean sheet in a 3–0 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion. However, on the 4th of November, Henderson made his Champions League debut for United in a 2–1 group stage away defeat to İstanbul Başakşehir. After a frame of twenty-five day, he made his league debut for the club as a substitute for the injured David de Gea in a 3–2 away win over Southampton.
2022–2023: Loan to Nottingham Forest
As per ESPN, it was announced on 2 July 2022 that Henderson will be joining newly promoted Premier League club Nottingham Forest on loan for the 2022–23 season.
It was recorded that Dean Henderson has represented England at under-16, under-17, under-20, and under-21 levels.
Dean Henderson was called up to the senior England squad for the first time by manager Gareth Southgate as a replacement for the injured Tom Heaton on the 8th of October 2019. The goalkeeper made his debut on 12 November 2020 when he came on at halftime to replace Nick Pope in a 3–0 win over the Republic of Ireland in a friendly.
Again, the 25-year old was named as a member of England’s 26-man squad for the delayed Euro 2020 and allocated the number 13 shirt. However, it was reported that he withdrew due to a hip injury after the first game and was replaced by Aaron Ramsdale. England lost the final to Italy and finished in second place.
Dean Henderson’s net worth
According to a Forbes update, Dean’s net worth is estimated to be about $31.5 million. The young star mainly gets his vast income from his massive salary at Manchester United. He is a graduate youth player and has been out on loan several times. He also gets bonuses and endorsement deals to add to his earnings.
Dean Henderson Salary
The report has it that Dean Henderson’s salary is estimated to be around $145,754 per week. So in a year, the talented athlete earns up to $7.57 million.
EFL Trophy runner-up: 2017–18
UEFA Europa League runner-up: 2020–21
UEFA European Championship runner-up: 2020
FIFA U-20 World Cup: 2017
PFA Team of the Year: 2017–18 League One
Sheffield United Young Player of the Year: 2018–19, 2019–20
Sheffield United Community Player of the Year: 2018–19
EFL Championship Golden Glove: 2018–19