Boca Juniors president Daniel Angelici has revealed that the Argentine club have made an approach to sign the Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero.
In a chat with local radio show Closs Continental, the official has claimed that they contacted the the 31-year-old to know about the possibility of a transfer, but the approach was knocked back. Romero was one of the many goalkeepers who refused to return to Argentina.
“We could have brought Rulli on loan 15 days ago, but the new coaching staff of his club wants him to continue, Marchesín is not transferable in his club. We spoke with Romero, Caballero and Guzmán, and all for different reasons will stay in their club. Today we are on the ground, until August 10th we will see if something shows up,” Angelici told Closs Continental (via MSN).
Romero missed the World Cup due to injury, and despite having travelled with Manchester United’s pre-season squad, he’s still working on his recovery.
The Premier League club have signed goalkeeper Lee Grant from Stoke City this summer, with manager José Mourinho confirming that Joel Pereira should leave on a loan deal.
So if things go according to plan, Manchester United should start the season with David De Gea as number one, Sergio Romero as the first reserve and Grant as the third option.