Sergio Romero left Manchester United in the summer as a free agent and signed with Serie A team Venezia.

He has played every league game since arriving in October as Venezia struggled to beat relegation from Italy’s top division.

Another former United player is set to join him in Serie A, according to reports from Italy.

Di Marzio claims Nani, who won the Champions League at Old Trafford in 2008, will make the move. It would be a return to Europe for the winger who joined Orlando City in 2019 in the MLS.

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Nani still has a lot to offer

Nani has been without a club since he announced his contract with Orlando in November, but at 35 he believes he can still get a job in European football.

The report claims it was also offered to the other Serie A clubs Bologna and Genoa, but it is Venezia that have reiterated their interest.

The transfer is still ongoing, but talks are ongoing to find a financially viable deal.

The report claims he may already be in Italy to complete a medical exam and sign the contract once the paperwork is complete.

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Have Nani and Romero ever played together at United?

No – Nani left United on July 6, 2015 to join Fenerbahce and Louis van Gaal signed Romero a few weeks later on July 27, 2015.

Van Gaal has radically reshaped the United squad, sacking many players left over from the Sir Alex Ferguson era.

Romero was a reliable substitute goalkeeper for David de Gea but never got a chance to establish himself on a regular basis.

His final season at the club was not in a way that showed respect for Romero’s good servant for the club.

He was frozen by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Dean Henderson returned to the club on loan and didn’t play a single minute of football in 2020/21.

It’s good to see he’s got a new life and Nani is also set for an Indian summer for his career in European football. Together they will hope to keep Venezia safe in Serie A and perhaps some United fans will be watching their progress with interest.

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