Lukaku Official to Man United, Mourinho Enthusiast Working Back Same
Manchester United finally officially signed striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton. Manager Jose Mourinho also called the 24-year-old player would be very suitable for the Red Devils.
Through the club’s official website, Manchester United announced it has signed Romelu Lukaku’s signature in a five-year contract. The Red Devils also have one year renewal option.
Man United did not tell me how much the transfer price of my Lukaku purchase from Everton.
However, some sources say that this move costs 75 million pounds plus bonuses that allow the transfer value to rise to 90 million pounds (about Rp 1.55 trillion).
This transfer was welcomed by manager Jose Mourinho who has now been with the squad was in Los Angeles, United States, ahead of holding some preseason games.
The 54-year-old said that the character of Lukaku would fit perfectly with Man United.
“Romelu is perfect for Manchester United, he is a great player, so it’s only natural that he wants to develop his career with the biggest clubs,” Mourinho told the club’s official website.
“He will be a great addition to our squad and I know the other players will welcome him warmly, I am looking forward to working with him again,” he said.
In the last season, the performance of Lukaku is very shiny with Everton. He successfully scored 25 goals in the Premier League 2016-2017 and sit in second place as the most fertile players in the highest caste English League.
Lukaku only lost to Harry Kane (29 goals) because the rival managed to overtake his goal after successfully scoring seven goals in the last two games for Tottenham Hotspur.