Sergio Romero opens up on ‘strange’ Man Utd experience after securing Venezia move


Sergio Romero spent six years at Manchester United (Picture: Getty Images)

Sergio Romero has labelled his final season at Manchester United a ‘strange year’ as he spent some time training alone and failed to play a single match for the first team.

Romero spent six years at Old Trafford and generally impressed whenever he got a chance, but was David De Gea’s understudy throughout his time in England.

The Argentina international fell to third choice over the last campaign thanks to the emergence of Dean Henderson and failed to add to the 61 appearances he had made for the Red Devils across all competitions.

Now having signed for Venezia after his United contract expires, Romero has looked back on a difficult period and is looking to show he can still compete at the top level.

‘It was a strange year for me, but I trained all year at Manchester United,’ Romero told a press conference. ‘Some days I was training by myself, because the squad was preparing the game.

‘I feel good, I worked in Argentina too and want to prove I’m the same Sergio who was at Sampdoria and then Manchester.’

Romero is back in Serie A having played for Sampdoria in Italy before joining Manchester United and he is pleased to be back with a chance of playing at Venezia.

He added: ‘Venezia had been tracking me for two or three weeks, they waited for my final decision

‘I really like the team, there are a lot of young players and I feel young too. There’s a solid club behind us, I think this squad has everything required to stay in Serie A.

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Romero left Manchester United having won an FA Cup, Europa League and League Cup (Picture: Getty Images)

‘I felt a family atmosphere at Sampdoria and it’s a similar sensation here at Venezia. Manchester United is one of the biggest clubs in the world, but I feel Venezia can do well.

‘The level has really gone up, as Juventus, Inter and Milan impressed, bringing Italian football back to a…

Source : metro

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