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Manchester City To Rival Liverpool For Highly Rated Goalkeeping Target

Manchester City and Liverpool are set to go head to head over the signing of goalkeeper Sergio Romero…

Manchester City will rival Liverpool for the signing of goalkeeper Sergio Romero, according to reports in the Italian media. The 27-year-old was the Argentina national team’s first choice stopper at the summer World Cup.

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Romero has been with Sampdoria in Italy since 2011, but spend last season on loan at AS Monaco, making just three league appearance. Despite being out of favour at club level, he has continued to impress an an international level.

Liverpool are desperate for a new number one, having dropped Simon Mignolet earlier this month in favour of Brad Jones. However, the Australian has also struggled to impress, and the Reds are desperate for a new signing in the January window.

City signed Willy Caballero in the summer, and also have veteran Richard Wright as competition for England number one Joe Hart. But Romero could be available on the cheap, and City have never been one to pass up adding competition to their squad.

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