Manchester United have concurred an expense of around £75m with Everton for striker Romelu Lukaku, senior club sources have told the BBC:
The 24-year-old Belgium worldwide scored 25 Premier League objectives last season.Joined together, who have been pursuing Romelu Lukaku for the majority of the late spring, won’t presently be seeking after their enthusiasm for Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata. Everton sources say no arrangement or assention has been come to. The move for Lukaku is not associated with talks gone for taking United forward
Wayne Rooney to Everton:
Jose Mourinho’s side are confident of finishing up an arrangement in time for Lukaku to join the squad before they withdraw for a pre-season visit to the United States on Sunday.
The striker was on a rundown of forward choices Mourinho provided for official bad habit executive Ed Woodward before the finish of last season. It had been thought Lukaku would come back to his previous club Chelsea, who he joined from Anderlecht in 2011.
The striker was sold to Everton for £28m by Mourinho amid the Portuguese chief’s second spell responsible for Chelsea in 2014.Lukaku is a customer of specialist Mino Raiola, who likewise takes care of Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan – three players all marked by United the previous summer.
The Belgian turned down the most lucrative contract offer in Everton’s history in March and later stated: “I would prefer not to remain at a similar level. I need to enhance and I know where I need.”
Lukaku in stats:
With a twofold against Hull City in March, Romelu Lukaku turned into the main Everton player since Gary Lineker in 1985-86 to hit 20 alliance objectives in a season. Lukaku is additionally just the fourth player to score more than 80 objectives in the Premier League before turning 24 (likewise Michael Owen, Robbie Fowler and Wayne Rooney).
He has additionally scored a bigger number of objectives than some other Everton player in Premier League history (68). Lukaku is one of just three players to have scored more than 10 objectives in each of the last five Premier League seasons (nearby Giroud and Aguero).
Mourinho & Lukaku – in quotes
Lukaku on Mourinho in December 2015:
“Everybody says it is Mourinho’s blame however it is not his blame since I settled on the choice [to leave Chelsea]. I went to his office to inquire as to whether I could go. “I marked the arrangement with Everton at 11 o’clock and the principal instant message I got on my old BlackBerry was from Mourinho saying: ‘Good fortunes, put forth a valiant effort and I will see you next season.’ He was the first. No one realizes that and that is the reason for me he gets monstrous regard.”
Mourinho on Lukaku communicating shock he was discharged by Chelsea to join Everton on credit in 2013:
“Romelu likes to talk. He’s a young man who likes to talk. Be that as it may, the main thing he didn’t state is the reason he went to Everton on advance. That is the main thing he never says. What’s more, my last contact with him was to let him know precisely that – ‘why do you never say why you are not here?'”
Mourinho on pitching Lukaku to Everton:
“Romelu was constantly certain with us with his attitude and his approach was not exceptionally energetic to go to an aggressive circumstance with Chelsea. “He needed to play for Chelsea yet he plainly needed to be first-decision striker – however for a club of our measurement it is exceptionally hard to guarantee to a player. That lessened, promptly, his craving to come to us.
“From that point onward, Everton came in with a vital offer. As I generally say – in light of the fact that it’s the truth – our club needs to do things truly well. We need to dependably be within the principles. Budgetary Fair Play is something that is dependably in the contemplations of Chelsea’s board.”
Beat five world record exchanges
- · £89m – Paul Pogba. Juventus to Manchester United, 2016
- · £86m – Gareth Bale. Tottenham to Real Madrid, 2013
- · £80m – Cristiano Ronaldo. Manchester United to Real Madrid, 2009
- · £75.3m – Gonzalo Higuain. Napoli to Juventus, 2016
- · £75m – Luis Suarez. Liverpool to Barcelona, 2014
Beat five British exchanges
- · £50m – Fernando Torres. Liverpool to Chelsea, 2011
- · £47.5m – John Stones – Everton to Manchester City, 2016
- · £44m – Raheem Sterling. Liverpool to Manchester City, 2015
- · £37.1m – Juan Mata. Chelsea to Manchester United, 2014
- £35m – Andy Carroll – Newcastle to Liverpool, 2011