Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero has stressed that he has no intention of leaving Old Trafford during the ongoing transfer window. The Argentina international has been with United for the past three seasons, where he has played back-up to David de Gea.
Romero, 31, recently extended his United contract until June 2022 but reports still suggested that he could pursue a fresh challenge elsewhere during the summer transfer window.
However, the shot-stopper has now put the speculation to bed by citing that he is committed to United and Jose Mourinho and he may only leave United, if the club decide to sanction his sale.
“I’m staying at Manchester United for now. Mourinho worked hard for my renewal until 2022. I can’t leave him now. If United wants to sell me, if they have an offer that it’s useful for the club, they will sell me. But I don’t think that would happen,” he told TyC Sports via Goal.com.
Over the past three seasons, Romero has largely received his gametime in the Cup competitions but last campaign was a tough one to take after injuries restricted him to just 10 appearances.
Nevertheless, the Argentine remain content to stay with Mourinho’s side and he could perhaps be regarded as the best back-up goalkeeper at the moment, considering he would be first-choice anywhere else.
Romero has made 38 appearances in the United shirt since arriving on a free transfer from Sampdoria in the summer of 2015. He played through the entirety of United’s 2016/17 Europa League triumph.