Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Van der Sar: Romero Has Big-Match Experience to Shine in Final

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Van der Sar: Romero Has Big-Match Experience to Shine in Final

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SERGIO Romero will be ready to start the Europa League final because of his big-game experience, according to United great Edwin van der Sar.

The Argentine has made 18 starts since Jose Mourinho took charge at Old Trafford and has conceded just eight goals this season.

Although David de Gea is the club's undisputed first-choice keeper, Romero has been an ever-present in United's march to the Europa League final and will start against Ajax in Stockholm.

And Van der Sar, who won 11 trophies in a glorious six-year spell at United, believes Mourinho's rotational policy will not affect the Reds' chances against his Dutch side.

"I think it's common practice at top clubs, like Real Madrid and Barcelona, where you had Claudio Bravo and Marc-Andre ter Stegen last season," he told M. …

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