Sergio Romero has not played a minute for Manchester United this season and isn’t included in the club’s Champions League squad.

The Argentine’s prospects of gametime were hit badly when it was decided Dean Henderson would return to Old Trafford.

Lee Grant is now ahead of him in the pecking order, taking the goalkeeping spot on the bench for the EFL Cup clashes at Luton and Brighton last month.

And according to ESPN, many United players are not happy with the way Romero has been treated.

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They also report that Romero was priced out of a move away on deadline day.

Everton apparently made an offer of £2 million and full coverage of Romero’s wages.

That would have seen him challenge Jordan Pickford at Goodison Park, but United said no.

 

They are apparently holding out for a fee of £10 million, but as it stands, will be paying Romero to do next to nothing until January.

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The report says that many Red Devils players were surprised by the fact Ole Gunnar Solskjaer dropped Romero for the semi-final clashes with Chelsea and Sevilla post-lockdown.

Romero had played much of the FA Cup and Europa League games, but was omitted when it came to the crunch.

Especially in the case of the Chelsea tie at Wembley, David de Gea’s performance didn’t justify the decision.

It all adds up to some very shabby treatment of a player who has never let United down.

It’s one thing being unsuccessful on the pitch, but United aren’t acting with class off it with their treatment of Romero – and it’s no surprise that some of his team-mates aren’t happy.

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