Sport Southampton goalkeeper Artur Boruc will be looking to upset England when he lines up for Poland on Tuesday

Boruc is in outstanding form but rejects talk of being the new Jan Tomaszewski

Ferguson delighted with De Gea signing

Sir Alex Ferguson is convinced he has made exactly the right move by spending £18 million on 20-year-old goalkeeper David De Gea.

Aston Villa recruit Shay Given not concerned by age

Shay Given and his new manager Alex McLeish agree age is no barrier to the goalkeeper enjoying success at Aston Villa.

Football In Brief: Evra warns De Gea of challenge ahead

Patrice Evra has warned new team-mate David de Gea that replacing Edwin van der Sar in the Manchester United goal will not be a straightforward task.

Great Manchester United goalkeepers

Spain Under-21 international David de Gea looks set to become the retired Edwin van der Sar's replacement at Manchester United after arriving in the city for a medical ahead of his proposed move from Atletico Madrid.

David De Gea 'motivated' by potential Manchester United switch

David De Gea claims he is not worried about the possibility of becoming one of the world's most expensive goalkeepers if he joins Manchester United, and is only concerned about being a worthy replacement for Edwin van der Sar.

Edwin van der Sar: A career in pictures

Saturday's Champions League final brought to an end the glittering career of one of the most talented goalkeepers in football history.

Atletico aim to hold on to De Gea

The new Atletico Madrid sporting director Jose Luis Perez Caminero is refusing to give up hope of persuading Sergio Aguero and David De Gea to remain with the club.

Ferguson to stay in bid to end Barça dominance

Manchester United manager could be at Old Trafford for three more seasons

Blackpool's rollercoaster ride ends at Old Trafford

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Edwin van der Sar: Dutch master to bow out with final flourish

He will wave goodbye after next Saturday's Wembley showdown and is desperate to go out on a high after hurt of 2009

Edwin van der Sar set for Old Trafford bow

Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed Edwin van der Sar will make his final Premier League appearance in Manchester United's clash with Blackpool at Old Trafford.

Alex Ferguson targets 'three signings' for Manchester United

Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed he intends to make three new signings this summer.

Maarten Stekelenburg interested in Manchester United switch

Holland goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg has admitted he would be "insane" if he did not want to play for Manchester United, but insists the only offer he currently has on the table is to stay at Ajax.

Alex Ferguson set to rest Edwin Van der Sar

Sir Alex Ferguson is planning to rest keeper Edwin van der Sar for Manchester United's Premier League trip to Blackburn.

West Brom target Manchester United keeper Tomasz Kuszczak

West Brom manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed his interest in signing Manchester United keeper Tomasz Kuszczak and Ipswich defender Gareth McAuley if they become available.

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