“United and Everton agreed on transfer fee of 85 million euros for Lukaku’
Everton-striker Romelu Lukaku seems to be on his way to Manchester United. According to various English media and the Premier League clubs reached an agreement over a transfer fee of 85 million euros.
The 24-year-old Lukaku is still until mid-2019 under contract with Everton. In march refused the Belgian striker his commitment to renew at the club by coach Ronald Koeman.
Lukaku must be in United to the successor of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is still recovering from a serious knee injury and this summer’s press conference, departing from Manchester.
If it is really to transfer 85 million euros, then Lukaku is the most expensive Belgian player ever. He is the successor of Kevin De Bruyne (€75 million), 2015 VfL Wolfsburg exchanged for Manchester City. The most expensive player ever is United’s midfielder Paul Pogba (€105 million).
United may be the fourth English club to be of Lukaku, who is the youth academy of Anderlecht went through. He signed in 2011 at Chelsea, but knew there was no move to enforce. After a rental period at West Bromwich Albion, he became in 2013 by Everton recorded.
The last season was Lukaku behind Tottenham Hotspur-striker Harry Kane (29 goals) with 25 hits, second on the topscorerslijst of the Premier League. For Belgium, he was twenty times is accurate in 57 international matches.
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