Manchester United media round-up: Van Gaal explains Sergio Romero signing

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has told the club’s official website why he decided to bring goalkeeper Sergio Romero to the football club.

The Argentine international has been confirmed as another new signing for the Old Trafford side ahead of the new season.

The boss has suggested that he doesn’t know whether David De Gea will be the club’s player at the end of the season, which creates a need for the club to be cautious in terms of the goalkeeping position.

“I know him very well and I think in our situation, if De Gea is going or not going, it is always a threat and we have to take care,” he said.

The Daily Express has reported that Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is sweating over the fitness of midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger.

With the start of the new season now just under two weeks away, the paper has suggested that the German may not be fit for the Premier League opener against Tottenham.

The paper suggests that he will have to prove his fitness ahead of the game, if he wants to play any part on the opening weekend.

The Daily Express has reported that Arsenal could be in line to pip Manchester United to the signing of Fernando Llorente.

The experienced striker is thought to be a target for both clubs, who are keen to improve their attacking ranks ahead of the new season.

The paper suggests that an £8.5 million figure is what United may have to beat to ensure they get their man.

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