Anders Lindegaard
Anders Lindegaard made his first Premier League appearance this season against Newcastle United. Reuters

Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard has refused to comment about his future at Old Trafford.

The Dane has constantly played second fiddle to the former Atletico Madrid keeper, David de Gea. Lindegaard has only featured four times in all competitions for his employers in the current campaign.

He was handed his first Premier League start this season during the 4-0 victory against Newcastle United at St James' Park last Saturday.

The 29-year-old who was thought to be a long-term successor for Edwin van der Sar has struggled to break into the first team ever since he joined during the winter transfer window in 2011. Lindegaard is keen on a role in the starting XI and the current situation at United could force him to look for a move elsewhere in the summer.

"It was nice to get the opportunity to play for the first time in almost half of a year. It has been a long time between outings, you can do the maths yourself," Sky Sports quoted Lindegaard as saying.

"I am like David (de Gea) and I would like to play in every match. I haven't done that this season. But when that is said, I am happy to get the chance to play. You always want to play, but that [my future] is not something I want to discuss with you now."

United have five remaining league matches to play before the season ends and Lindegaard will be hopeful of landing a place in the starting lineup in those fixtures ahead of the Spaniard.

The English champions currently sit seventh in the league table having 57 points from 33 matches, seven shy off fourth placed Arsenal. They do not retain any hopes of defending their title and could miss out on Champions League football next season if other results do not go in their favour.

David Moyes' side failed in their last possible quest to win a trophy this season after being eliminated from the European competition by reigning German and European champions Bayern Munich in the quarterfinal, with an aggregate score of 4-2 over the two legs.

The Glaswegian will be hoping to put behind a disappointing debut season behind him, hoping that his side can finish off the campaign by registering victories in all the remaining five league matches.