Chelsea make move to sign ex Manchester United star for free

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Chelsea had signed former Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero as a free agent to act as cover at the club four years ago, and the London club are now targeting a free agent from Manchester United this time around.

Reports claim Chelsea have made advances to sign up former Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero this summer.

Romero is considering his next move as he has been without a club after ending his six-year stay at Old Trafford.

The 34-year-old made just seven league starts for United after arriving in England from Sampdoria back in 2015 and was an deputy to David de Gea during his time at Old Trafford.

The ex Argentina International left the club on a sour note after falling out of favour with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

With Dean Henderson joining the club last season, Romero became third choice goalkeeper and he wasn’t afforded the opportunity to leave the club or even play for the club as he sat out the remaining months of his Manchester United contract.

With 96 international appearances to his name, Romero is the ninth-most capped player in Argentina’s history.