REVEALED: Sampdoria keeper Romero held talks with Man City, Man Utd on deadline day

Sampdoria goalkeeper Sergio Romero turned down an offer from Manchester City yesterday.

Sampdoria goalkeeper Sergio Romero turned down an offer from Manchester City yesterday.

TMW says City boss Manuel Pellegrini wanted to sign Romero as third-choice keeper behind Joe Hart and Willy Caballero.

But Romero refused such a proposal, despite not being guaranteed a place at Samp.

Manchester United also came in for the Argentine in the afternoon, but refused to meet the keeper's personal terms.

United boss Louis van Gaal wanted Romero as a replacement for wantaway reserve keeper Anders Lindegaard.

 
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