Manchester — Manchester United has signed Argentina
goalkeeper Sergio Romero to a three-year deal on a free transfer.
The 28-year-old Romero previously played for United manager
Louis van Gaal at Dutch club AZ Alkmaar.
Romero will provide competition for Spanish 'keeper David De
Gea — currently pursued by Real Madrid — while Victor Valdes is set to be sold
after Van Gaal said he refused to play in the reserves.
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"Sergio is a very talented goalkeeper," Van Gaal
said. "He was a young keeper during my time at AZ Alkmaar and I am
delighted he is joining Manchester United."
Romero has played 62 matches for Argentina and played in the
2014 World Cup final against title-winner Germany.
He made his senior club debut at Racing Club in 2007 before
moving to AZ and most recently Italy's Sampdoria.For
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