BUENOS AIRES – Argentina travel next month without goalkeeper Sergio Romero to the world cup in Russia.
Romero, usually a reserve goalkeeper behind David de Gea at Manchester United, has to suffer from a knee injury and may need surgery. The Argentine football association (AFA called Nahuel Guzman, on as a replacement. He comes from the Mexican Tigres.
Romero, who is four years at AZ keepte, is normally the first goalkeeper of his country. That role now seems to be reserved for Franco Armani, who is in his home country with River Plate, under the lat. Willy Caballero, usually a reserve at Chelsea, is also part of the Argentine selection of coach Jorge Sampaoli.
Romero, normally at ManUnited first choice in the cup, was Saturday in the final to the FA Cup already passed by coach José Mourinho. Also when were ongoing problems with the knee as the reason.