Venezia FC have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Sergio Romero after he was launched from Manchester United this summer time.
The newly promoted Serie A workforce has made a shaky begin to the season and is at present one place above the relegation zone with 5 factors from its seven opening matches.
Manager Paolo Zanetti will hope that Romero’s arrival will strengthen his facet within the again. Venezia started their Serie A journey with a 2-0 defeat to Napoli earlier than being crushed 3-0 by Udinese and 4-0 by Brescia.
However, they’ve improved considerably since then and took their maiden victory over Empoli and in addition secured priceless attracts in opposition to fellow rivals Cagliari and Torino.
Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero arrives on a free switch.
Romero, 34, is Argentina’s most painted goalkeeper of all time and spent the final six seasons at Manchester United. Https://t.co/67EmqBIcKb#ArancioNeroVerde? ⚫️? pic.twitter.com/YySZCq0sYz
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Romero – essentially the most restricted Argentine goalkeeper of all time – didn’t play for United in any respect final season after being neglected of his Premier League squad after Dean Henderson returned from a mortgage spell at Sheffield United.
The marketing campaign earlier was additionally disappointing as Romero made solely 17 appearances in all competitions. In all, he favored simply seven Premier League begins in his six seasons at Old Trafford.
He was frozen from the primary workforce image of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, which led to claims from his spouse that he had been handled unfairly. His final look for the membership got here within the quarterfinals of the Europa League with Copenhagen.
The Italian facet additionally boasts Chelsea loanee Ethan Ampadu amongst their ranks and Romero will compete with veteran Finish goalkeeper Niki Maenpaa for a spot within the beginning XI.
It was reported that Chelsea had thought-about providing him a deal, earlier than ultimately deciding on former Fulham stopper Marcus Bettinelli as their quantity three stopper behind Edouard Mendy and Kepa Arrizabalaga.