Sergio Romero, the former Manchester United goalkeeper, has joined Venezia in Serie A following his departure from Old Trafford.
Sergio Romero, an ex-Manchester United goalie, has finally found a new team after joining Venezia.
When his contract with the Red Devils expired in the summer, the 34-year-old left and has held conversations with a number of clubs.
He’s now signed a contract with the Italian minnows until June, and he’ll be hoping to help the 17th-placed Serie A club avoid relegation.
If everything goes according to plan, the Argentine goalkeeper has the option of remaining another year.
“Venezia FC is pleased to announce the signing of Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero, 34, on a free transfer,” the club said in a statement.
“Romero has the most caps of any goalkeeper in Argentina’s history and most recently played for Manchester United. Sergio, thank you for coming.” Romero came close to joining Everton twice, but both times the deal fell through.
He has also discussed terms with Valencia and Granada of LaLiga.
In addition, planned transfers to Roma and Spezia were canceled due to budgetary restrictions.
After arriving at Old Trafford in 2015, Romero made an impression as David de Gea’s deputy.
However, Dean Henderson’s arrival at United resulted in his becoming dissatisfied with his lack of playing time, which led to his departure.
When Romero was rejected a loan transfer to Everton last year, his wife unleashed her rage on social media.
To secure his talents, the Toffees were willing to cover his £100,000-per-week salaries and pay a £2 million fee.
Despite the fact that he was entering the final 12 months of his deal, United demanded a permanent £8 million price.
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