Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Sergio Romero open to Manchester United exit


Argentine shotstopper Sergio Romero is eyeing a move away from Old Trafford amid fears over his World Cup place with Argentina next summer.

The Argentine goalkeeper has played second fiddle to first-choice David De Gea so far this season having been mainly used in the League Cup and was also used in United's last two games in the Champions League with qualification to the knock-out stages already sealed.

Romero, believes his guaranteed starting berth as first choice goalkeeper for the Albiceleste might be under threat if he doesn't get regular playing time at Old Trafford.

The Dailymail understands that the 30-year-old believes it will be very difficult to get the nod ahead of David De Gea in the United starting eleven and has told his representatives to find him a new club that can guarantee him regular playing time in the winter transfer window.'

Although, he might find it hard leaving the Theatre of Dreams next month with Jose Mourinho not likely to let him leave as the Portuguese tactician see him as an excellent cover for Spanish shotstopper David De Gea and coupled with the fact that United are still competing on all four fronts.

The Special One gave him the nod ahead of David De Gea in the entirety of the Red Devils Europa League triumph last season of which he didn't disappoint by giving a good account of himself.

Despite a nervy start to his career at Old Trafford having joined on a free from Sampdoria in the summer of 2015, he has shown that he can be relied upon in the absence of David De Gea whenever he is called upon.

He has made a total of 32 appearances for Manchester United across all competitions since he moved to Old Trafford two years ago and he is known for his reflexes, concentration, saving penalties and close range shots.



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