Sergio Romero wants Manchester United fans to know he is still around, as his contract winds down.
Romero has become a forgotten figure, cast aside this season and not sold or loaned.
The Argentine has not played a single game the entire season.
Romero is still training with the first team, and while he did return to Argentina recently, he is back at Carrington and giving his all.
Romero clearly enjoys working with the group of United goalkeepers, which is set to undergo a major overhaul this summer.
Romero’s contract is up at the end of June, along with Lee Grant, and loanee Joel Pereira. All three will be released, as it stands.
David de Gea also faces an uncertain future despite his Europa League heroics, after losing his Premier League place to Dean Henderson.
Romero’s situation has been a stain on United’s record this season, so it seems from the outside. He has been treated harshly.
Indeed with De Gea possibly leaving and United needing a back-up to Henderson, Romero would have been ideal. But that bridge may have been burned.
Romero’s last game came in last season’s Europa League quarter-final.
He played a part in United reaching all three semi-finals last season before being dropped for David de Gea. United losing all three will have increased his feelings of bitterness over the situation.
It is good to see Romero is still smiling. As he should, he is being paid handsomely. At least United are keeping him involved with his teammates right to the end.
Romero is registered in the Premier League squad, he was added to it in February.
Perhaps there is a chance he plays one final game as a goodbye before the end of the season. If he did, it would be a popular decision.
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