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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