Jose Mourinho decided earlier this month to add another goalkeeper to his squad following the arrival of Joe Hart.
The 33-year-old arrived in North London as a free agent, having saw his contract at Burnley expire at the end of June.
Hart’s arrival is likely to make Paulo Gazzaniga’s opportunity of tasting first-team football next season more difficult to come by.
Gazzaniga found himself playing more often than many would have expected last season after club captain Hugo Lloris fractured his elbow in the 3-0 defeat at Brighton in October.
With Lloris sidelined, the 28-year-old went on to make 25 appearances in all competitions last season (transfermarkt).
Independiente’s sporting manager Jorge Burruchaga has admitted that the club are looking to add a goalkeeper to their squad and that Gazzaniga’s name has been mentioned.
The Argentine has also been linked with a move to fellow Premier League side Fulham (Telegraph).
“There are names that are always noted when one talks about possibilities, among them are (Orlando City goalkeeper) Pedro Gallese and Paulo Gazzaniga,” Burruchaga told Radio Colonia, as relayed by MARCA Argentina.
“We are talking, as well as other players. Pusineri wants a goalkeeper, but what happens is that some cost more than others, like everything. We are looking and seeing what we can do to please the coach without neglecting the economic.”
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