Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: Why I picked Sergio Romero for Europa League win
De Gea was omitted from the squad with Romero and third-choice goalkeeper Sam Johnstone preferred in his place.
Romero, who started the club’s 3-1 win over Northampton last week, kept a clean sheet in De Gea’s absence as United registered a first European win of Mourinho’s time in charge.
And the Portuguese has now revealed that Romero “deserved” to be picked, though hinted De Gea would be back for United’s Premier League clash with Stoke on Sunday.
"Romero is not an ordinary goalkeeper, he’s a very good goalkeeper, an Argentina international,” Mourinho told BT Sport.
“He played... read more
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