Daniel Iversen won Preston’s Player of the Year award – but he could head to Teesside with Middlesbrough making contact over a deal.
Preston’s season came to an end on Saturday afternoon with a 4-1 thrashing of Middlesbrough at Deepdale.
That was a perfect end to the campaign for Ryan Lowe and co, and the season awards have now been handed out.
Leicester City loanee Iversen clinched the Player of the Year award, receiving the recognition he deserves after a superb season.
Iversen has made save after save for North End this season, some of them out of this world.
There was no other real contender for the award with Iversen a clear winner.
Daniel Iversen won Preston’s Player of the Year award
Iversen has been so good for Preston that he has now joined Jordan Pickford and Sam Johnstone in the pantheon of great loan goalkeepers at North End.
The Dane arrived with little fanfare. Iversen had impressed on loan at Rotherham United but barely played in another loan spell at OH Leuven in Belgium.
Snapped up to cover for the injury to Declan Rudd – one which has contributed to his retirement – Iversen has been outstanding.
Alongside fellow loanees Sepp van den Berg and Cameron Archer, Iversen has captured the hearts of Preston fans with stunning performances.
Middlesbrough make Daniel Iversen contact
The Northern Echo now claim that Preston want to sign Iversen on a permanent basis.
They suggest that Middlesbrough have made contact with Leicester, asking to be kept informed of their plans for Iversen.
Boro are seeking a new goalkeeper and have Iversen on their list alongside Newcastle United’s Karl Darlow.
We would love Preston to be chasing Iversen permanently but it just isn’t going to happen.
Ryan Lowe has already admitted that a permanent deal is too expensive and will be beyond Preston.
Another loan deal isn’t likely either, especially if Leicester have a permanent offer on the table from Middlesbrough.
It will hurt, but prepare yourself for the possibility of Preston having to face Iversen next season and beyond.