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Jamie Carragher has claimed that he questioned the quality of Sergio Romero

Jamie Carragher has claimed that he questioned the quality of Sergio Romero when he was announced as the new number one for Manchester United.

The Argentine was a last-minute free transfer arrival at the club just before the start of the new season. He was seen as an emergency signing in case David de Gea leaves for Real Madrid in the last few days of the transfer window. Manager Louis van Gaal, though, decided to entirely keep his faith on the new signing rather than De Gea. The Dutchman claimed thatDe Gea was not in the right frame of mind to play for United due to the interest from Real Madrid.

This has led to Romero starting all of the games so far. This included the Champions League qualifiers as well. Now that the transfer window has completed, it remains to be seen if van Gaal will bring backDe Gea, who is widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the world. Carragher feels that United could have certainly secure something from the game against Swansea had it not been for the error from Romero. Apart from former Liverpool defender questioning his quality, former United defender Gary Neville claims that Romero is not the finest quality available.

"He's played in the World Cup final but for Manchester United, going forward in the next three or four years and wanting to get back to winning titles and Champions Leagues, I don't think that's enough," said Carragher. "I think there are question marks because we've just not seen enough of him. The goal against Brugge at Old Trafford went in a little bit easily.I have to say they (United's defence) have been restricting chances against him. They've been defending well in front of him, protecting him," said Neville.

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