Sheffield United shot stopper Dean Henderson has been invited into the England national team setup for the first time.

The Manchester United loanee was handed an invitation to the Three Lions of England squad by manager Gareth Southgate.

Dean Henderson is on a season-long loan deal at Sheffield United having joined the Blades in the summer.

The 22-year-old has been called into the England national team squad as a replacement for the injured Tom Heaton.

Aston Villa goalkeeper Heaton pulled out of the England squad as a result of an injury.

Dean Henderson took to his official Twitter handle to celebrate the maiden invitation to the England national team setup.

He has been one of the standout players for Sheffield United in their first season back with the big boys.

Sheffield United are back in the Premier League for the first time in over a decade.

Dean Henderson was a key part of the Blades team that secured promotion to the top flight of English football at the end of last season’s Championship campaign.

The Blades secured promotion as one of the top two teams on the league table.

They finished behind champions Norwich City on the English Championship table last season.


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