Over the summer, Manchester United managed to keep most of their squad together. While some left on a permanent basis or on loan, overall, there were not huge changes at Old Trafford in terms of outgoings. Of course, it was a very different story when it comes to incomings as the club ended up signing Cristiano Ronaldo, Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Tom Heaton.
One big name who did leave though is Sergio Romero. The Argentine goalkeeper had been with the club since 2015. But with the return of Dean Henderson last season from a very successful loan spell with Sheffield United, he found himself out of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s plans.
Romero did not make a single appearance over the course of the 2020/21 campaign for Manchester United and it was not a surprise that he left at the end of the season with his contract running out.
The goalkeeper had not signed with a club over the summer but has now found his new home. As reported by BBC, Romero has joined Venezia FC on a free transfer.
The former Manchester United star has joined Venezia FC on a free transfer
Venezia do find themselves in a tight spot right now. And they could very well be involved in a Serie A relegation battle this season.
As a result, someone like Romero, who has top level experience at both club and international level, could prove to be a brilliant signing for them.
Romero had looked very close to breaking into the starting XI at Manchester United a couple of seasons back when David de Gea was going through a rough patch of form. And while that did not happen, there is no question that he is a very good goalkeeper. And at 34 years of age, he might very well have quite a few years of football left in the tank.