Wednesday, 13th August, 2014

Liverpool's search for a new goalkeeper to draft in following Pepe Reina's move to Bayern Munich has led to Sampdoria and Argentina shot-stopper Sergio Romero.

The goalkeeper turned out for Argentina throughout the World Cup, helping the South American nation reach the final of the tournament, where they lost to Germany.

Romero was handed the starting spot for Argentina despite having spent last term on loan at Monaco as backup goalkeeper to Danijel Subasic.

Now he has returned to parent club Sampdoria, but is not expected to still be in Italy when the transfer window closes this summer, after being widely linked with a move elsewhere.


Now the custodian has fallen onto Liverpool's radar, according to Sky Italia, with the Reds on the lookout for a new goalkeeper following the sale of Reina.


Romero would provide competition for Belgian Simon Mignolet should he head to Anfield.

Liverpool had been looking towards Romero before Reina's departure and the 27-year-old is thought to be rated highly by the club's boss Brendan Rodgers.

Romero moved to Europe in 2007 to join Dutch outfit AZ Alkmaar, spending four years in the Eredivisie before signing for Sampdoria in 2011.

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