Manchester United have instructed Mary Earps they don’t have any intention of permitting her to depart the membership earlier than Thursday’s Ladies’s Tremendous League (WSL) switch deadline, sources have instructed ESPN.
United have turned down a bid — reported to be a file provide for a ladies’s goalkeeper — already this summer time and membership sources insist Earps, who has been closely linked with Arsenal, will keep this season.
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The 30-year-old, considered one of England’s standout gamers throughout their run to the World Cup last, has a yr left on her contract and United stay hopeful of agreeing a longer-term deal.
Earps was named FIFA’s greatest ladies’s goalkeeper in 2022 and was additionally named within the PFA WSL workforce of the yr for the 2022-23 marketing campaign. She saved a penalty within the World Cup last as England had been crushed 1-0 by Spain and took dwelling the Golden Glove after conserving three clear sheets on the finals.
United have already seen England ahead Alessia Russo be a part of Arsenal on a free switch this summer time however membership sources have instructed ESPN that they continue to be decided to maintain their greatest gamers, together with England trio Earps, Ella Toone and Katie Zelem.
United completed second within the WSL final season, two factors behind champions Chelsea. They kick-off the brand new marketing campaign with a visit to Aston Villa on Oct. 1.
Earps has remained tight-lipped about her future however a supply has instructed ESPN she is eager to depart United if a deal might be agreed.
Each United and Earps’ representatives have refused to touch upon hypothesis that the previous Wolfsburg and Studying goalkeeper has handed in a switch request in a bid to safe a transfer away. WSL groups have till 11 p.m. UK on Thursday to agree offers earlier than the switch window shuts.
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