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Stekelenburg Looking Like Most Likely Replacement

From The Times:

René Meulensteen, the Manchester United first-team coach, has revealed that Maarten Stekelenburg is the club’s first-choice target to replace Edwin van der Sar in goal next season.

Van der Sar, 40, announced this week that he will retire at the end of the season and United have identified Stekelenburg, the Ajax goalkeeper and Van der Sar’s successor in the Holland team, as the man Sir Alex Ferguson believes is best suited to fill the huge void that Van der Sar will leave.

Stekelenburg, 28, will have only a year remaining on his existing contract with Ajax in the summer, which significantly reduces the Dutch club’s capacity to demand a large transfer fee.