Manchester United are reportedly weighing up a move to bring Kasper Schmeichel, the son of club legend Peter, to Old Trafford this summer.
The Leicester City goalkeeper is said to have appeared among the list of targets for the Red Devils, as they look to address a worrying situation between the sticks.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the United chiefs have now turned their attention to Schmeichel, 33, who could provide the best value buy for a goalkeeper this summer, according to the Sun.
Kasper Schmeichel could be set for a sensational and emotional move to Manchester United
David De Gea has produced a series of errors this season and looks void of all confidence
United No.1 David De Gea has endured a mixed season and, with a poor run of form leading into the end of the campaign, his place at Old Trafford is now under much scrutiny.
Youngster Dean Henderson will return to United this summer following a hugely successful loan spell with the Premier League's over-performers Sheffield United, though Solskjaer is said hold reservations regarding whether he is able to go straight in as the club's new No.1.
It is also understood that Henderson will require plenty of playing time during the coming season, as he eyes an opportunity to become the England first choice goalkeeper for next summer's European Championships.
A move for Schmeichel therefore is said to provide United with a ready made option with bags of Premier League experience, while allowing 23-year-old Henderson more time to develop his game elsewhere.
Should United make interest in Schmeichel official, the prospective move would be tinged with emotional.
The father of the Leicester City stopper is idolised in the red half of Manchester, and widely considered the greatest goalkeeper the club has ever had.
Schmeichel started his career coming through the youth ranks at United's rivals Manchester City, before going on to sign for Notts County and then Leeds United.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly