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HelloWell, it would be best if he endorsed it over to you. But as long as he does not later come back and say you forged his name or something like that, then I suggest there should not be any trouble.
I mean the bank should allow the deposit. It is him coming back later and saying you forged his name that would cause you problems
You can have him put above of his signature the endorsement Made Payable to YOUR NAME IT does not have to be gigantic.
Or he can even place it under his signature.