Manchester United and Everton are continuing talks over a potential deal that would see Sergio Romero depart Old Trafford and move to Goodison Park, although Paul Joyce of The Times has suggested there is a dispute over whether it would be a loan or permanent move.
United already have two quality goalkeepers to chose from in the form of David de Gea and Dean Henderson, which has seen Romero get pushed down the pecking order at Old Trafford so far this campaign. That means that the Red Devils could allow the 33-year-old to leave before the deadline.
Everton have emerged as the team pushing to bring Romero in following a number of errors by England’s number one goalkeeper Jordan Pickford over the last year or so, and the Toffees are engaging in talks with the Red Devils for the keeper as well as with Roma for Robin Olsen, according to Gianluca Di Marzio.
The Argentine stopper made nine appearances in the Europa League last term for United, as well as a further three in the Carabao Cup, as per Sofascore. However, this season it seems he has lost his place as the club’s cup keeper to Henderson following his return from a loan spell with Sheffield United.
United can certainly afford to lose Romero considering the quality of options they have in the goalkeeping department. However, the Argentine’s presence is sure to be missed around the club given the excellent and dependable service he has provided over the last few seasons.
His ability was outlined throughout United’s run to the Europa League semi-finals last season, with the keeper recording seven clean sheets and only conceding an average of 0.2 goals per match (via Sofascore). So, he would provide a quality option for Everton who continue to make wise moves in the transfer window.
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