Sergio Romero has held talks with Manchester United over his future after he failed to get a transfer before deadline day.
The MEN understands Romero and his agent, Kristian Bereit, spoke with United figures at Carrington to establish his short-term future with all European windows closed until January.
Bereit, whose other client at United is Marcos Rojo – also cut from the Champions League squad – was not even in the UK on deadline day amid interest in Romero from Everton.
Romero has entered the last year of his contract but was intent on leaving United after he was dropped for the Europa League semi-final defeat to Sevilla on August 16. The Argentina international has been linked with a move to the MLS and the American window shuts on Thursday.
Romero’s wife, Eliana Guercio, pilloried United on deadline day after her husband was supposedly denied a move.
“Sergio Romero worked hard for his club,” she said on Instagram. “Last trophy they won (the Europa League in 2017), they lifted it with him.
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“He helped the team reach four finals / semi-finals and then he was left on the bench only to lose them all. It is time for them to return the opportunity and let him go. RESPECT FOR ONCE!”
Romero was relegated to third-choice ‘keeper after United agreed a new five-year contract with Dean Henderson and agreed to retain the England international for this season.