London: Belgian international striker Romelu Lukaku is set to join Manchester United for a reported £75million (Rs 624 crores approx.), a record fee between British clubs, after the buying club announced on Saturday they had reached agreement with Everton.
The 24-year-old's signing represents a coup for United and their manager Jose Mourinho as the latter's former club champions Chelsea had earmarked him as their top striking target for the close season.
United confirmed on Twitter that an agreement had been reached.
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It brings Mourinho and Lukaku back together again as the Portuguese manager in his second spell as Chelsea manager had sold him to Everton in 2014 for £28million.
Published Date: Jul 08, 2017 02:58 pm | Updated Date: Jul 08, 2017 02:58 pm