Premier League giants Manchester United are looking for a new goalkeeper this summer and are eyeing a move for Argentine keeper Sergio Romero, according to the Manchester Evening News.
Romero has been sensational for Argentina in recent years, helping his national side finish runners-up in last year’s World Cup in Brazil and also enduring the same fate during the recently concluded Copa America in Chile, where they lost out to the hosts in the final.
The 28-year old is currently a free agent following his release from Italian side Sampdoria and acquiring his services would make up for the departing David de Gea, who looks set to join Real Madrid.
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Meanwhile,Victor Valdes too has his heart set for a move away from Old Trafford and is attracting interest from La Liga side Valencia after a pubic fallout with Louis van Gaal.
Van Gaal knows him well
Van Gaal is well acquainted with the qualities Romero can bring to the fore at United, having worked with him during his AZ Alkmaar tenure. Coincidentally it was the Argentine 'keeper’s superb display in the semi-finals of the World Cup that knocked out the Netherlands in penalties.
United have been amongst the busiest clubs in England regarding transfers, having already spent around £80m in this transfer window, having acquired Memphis Depay, Matteo Darmian, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin, and are ready to splash the cash even further to challenge for league success as well as Champions League triumph.
United fans, would Romero be a fitting substitute for David de Gea? Let us know what you think in the comments box below.