North London giants Arsenal are reportedly in talks to sign Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale. This is according to the latest reports coming out of the British media which revealed that there has been contact between Arsenal and the Blades for the shot stopper.

The specific publication from The Athletic confirmed that discussions between the Gunners and Sheffield United are underway as the North Londoners bid to bolster their goalkeeping department with the signing of the English shot stopper. Arsenal might need to pay around £20m for Ramsdaleto serve his transfer from the Blades who were bottom of the Premier League last season.

Ramsdale was part of the Bournemouth squad that suffered demotion from the Premier League at the end of the penultimate season. He was one of the players that left the Cherries when their place in the English Championship was confirmed last summer. Ramsdale was signed by Sheffield United from Bournemouth as the replacement for compatriot Dean Henderson.

Manchester United loanee Henderson had spent two years at Sheffield United as a loan player and he needed to return to Old Trafford to battle Spanish international David De Gea for the number one goalkeeper spot with the Red Devils.

In his first season in the Premier League, England international shot stopper Henderson helped the Blades to a place in the top half of the table only for the Blades to suffer relegation when Ramsdale replaced Henderson as the first choice goalkeeper. Ramsdale also took the place of Henderson for the Three Lions of England squad at the ongoing Euro 2020 tournament.

England manager named both Ramsdale and Henderson in his initial squad of 33 players before it was trimmed to 26 players. Ramsdale was one of the players cut from the list and he would get his chance to be part of the England squad when Henderson was forced to miss the Euro 2020 tournament due to injury.

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