Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero wants to have a showdown talk with Chief Executive Ed Woodward regarding his future at the club.
Romero has been frozen out of the team. He has also been removed from the club’s UEFA UCL squad for the group stage, with the 3rd goalkeeper spot going to veteran keeper Lee Grant.
The Argentine’s fortunes at United have gone haywire since Dean Henderson came back from loan.
Dean Henderson returned from a 2 year loan at Sheffield United.
Henderson was one of Premier League’s best goalkeepers last season. His performances for Sheffield had been regularly praised and also earned him interest from rivals Chelsea.
Henderson declared his intention to return to United and challenge David De Gea for United’s starting spot.
With Henderson and De Gea tussling for the starting spot, Romero has been pushed aside with the loser taking over his role as the backup keeper.
For now, De Gea has kept his position as the first choice which has lead to Henderson replacing Romero as United’s keeper in the cup competitions.
Sergio Romero is living out his worst nightmares at Manchester United. However, he’s the best deputy goalkeeper in the world!
He could have gotten a respite from his troubles, but United rejected Everton’s offer to pay a £2 million loan fee on the deadline day. United wanted £8 million – Everton refused – and a deal couldn’t be struck.
This is hurting Romero badly.
He is also in danger of leaving his spot on the Argentine national team, with his competitor Emi Martinez impressing as Aston Villa’s starting goalkeeper.
He is reportedly ‘gunning‘ for a move to the MLS and his contract expires next summer.
As a fan, it’s so unsettling to see Romero being treated so badly by the club. It feels like it was only last week when he helped United lift the Europa League trophy…