Manchester United stopper, Sergio Romero, has potentially dealt a blow to Dean Henderson.
Sheffield United number one and loanee Henderson has made no secret in the past of his desire to play for Manchester United. With David De Gea the number one, Henderson’s chances have looked limited at best. However, Henderson has impressed at Bramall Lane this season again, leading to some fans thinking he could well usurp the Spanish international next season.
But, in what could be a blow for Henderson, the current number two Sergio Romero has insisted he wants to stay at Old Trafford for as long as possible.
I’ve spent four fantastic years at this club, Romero said (Man Utd official website).
So much so that I want to stay here as long as I possibly can. If I was playing more regularly and featuring in more games, I would be the happiest goalkeeper and person in the world.
But the fact that I’m still playing the odd game here and there, I’m still very happy with my situation because I’m at a great club which I want to stay.
While Romero did also say in his interview it can be hard being the number two, it’s clear he’s not too unhappy as things stand.
Potential good news for Sheffield United
While the comments from Romero could be a blow for Henderson, Sheffield United will be sitting and nodding in approval.
Chris Wilder is a massive fan of Henderson. Indeed, the player himself loves life at Bramall Lane and has made no secret of his love for the club in the past.
Romero being open to stay might well open the door for the Blades to make a move in the summer. A permanent move would no doubt cost the Sheffield United board a fair chunk of cash. However, if Chris Wilder can guide the Blades to survival, the money might well be there.
Sergio Romero, then, might have just increased Sheffield United’s hopes of landing Dean Henderson on a permanent deal.