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Leeds United look set to miss out on signing Sergio Romero, as Manchester United have decided that they want to keep him, the Daily Mail report.

United have been weighing up their goalkeeping options for next campaign, with Leeds keen to take Romero off their books, according to ESPN.

However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer apparently wants to keep Romero around, and he is willing to loan Dean Henderson out again.

Premier League Bottom Half Best XI

Premier League Bottom Half Best XI

That could be a blow to Leeds, as Romero would have made an appealing addition at Elland Road.

The Argentine has proved to be a hugely reliable deputy for David De Gea, and is regarded as one of the finest back-up stoppers in the Premier League.

Manchester United’s Sergio Romero during the press conference (REUTERS)

At most clubs in the top flight Romero would surely be first choice, and if he had been brought to Leeds, there was an expectation that he would have played regularly.

The Whites do have Illan Meslier and Kiko Casilla at the club currently, but it is thought that Marcelo Bielsa wants a new number one for his side’s first season back in the Premier League.

Romero not being available just adds to the frustration in what has been a difficult week in the transfer window for Leeds.

The Whites had made re-signing Ben White a priority, but the BBC say that Leeds have been told he is not for sale by Brighton & Hove Albion, and it seems that their reported chase for Romero is set for a similar end.