Official: Manchester United sign goalkeeper, Mata extends stay

Manchester United have completed the signing of goalkeeper, Tom Heaton, with Juan Mata extending his stay until June 2022.

Heaton has signed a contract that will keep him at United until the summer of 2023, with the option of another year.

35-year-old Heaton spent 13 years as a youngster at Man United and had spells at Cardiff City, Bristol City, Burnley and Aston Villa, before completing his return.

Heaton is joining United on a free transfer after his contract at Aston Villa expired.

“Reacting to the transfer, Heaton said, according to “For me to have the opportunity to come back after spending 13 great years here as a kid, it’s an incredible feeling and I’m really, really excited to get started.

“I’m just seeing it as a fantastic opportunity as I still feel I’ve got an awful lot to give and I’ve got the bit between my teeth.

“I’m looking forward to hitting the ground running. I feel in great shape and I’m looking forward to coming in to compete with the other goalkeepers.”

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