Gary Neville admits Jordan Pickford isn’t his ‘idea of what a goalkeeper should be’ amid speculation that Manchester United are interested in the Everton star.
David De Gea is yet to agree to a new contract at Old Trafford and United are beginning to scour the market for potential replacements, with England number one Pickford emerging as a target. It’s claimed that Jose Mourinho is a huge admirer of Pickford and has the backing of United officials should De Gea decide to leave the club.
Juventus are understood to be eyeing a move for the Spaniard. Neville, speaking ahead of England’s Nations League victory over Croatia, revealed he had serious doubts about Pickford but the former United defender is coming round to the 24-year-old.
I think the fact you get more time to play out a the back than you normally would in the Premier League. ‘I think he’s suited to international football. I was nervous about him before the World Cup but he’s winning me over slowly.’