Manchester United linked with goalkeeper who has FIVE penalty saves and a Champions League assist in the last month

Manchester United target Diogo Costa of FC Porto saves a penalty kick from Kerem Demirbay (obscured) of Bayer Leverkusen during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Porto at BayArena on October 12, 2022 in Leverkusen, Germany.
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Manchester United infamously lost the 2021 Europa League final on penalties to Villarreal with David de Gea failing to save a single spot-kick. Such a scenario may be a distant memory if Erik ten Hag gets his way, however. 

In recent weeks, United have been linked a new keeper, who some are calling the best in the world at foiling from 12 yards. With De Gea's credentials seriously in question not just from the spot but in his distribution and command of his area, this could be a major upgrade.

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