Lukaku latest! talkSPORT told United still in talks with Everton but no deal yet

first_imgManchester United remain in talks with Everton over Romelu Lukaku with a deal yet to be reached.United stepped up their interest in Lukaku this week and have moved ahead of Chelsea in the race to secure the Belgian’s signature.Reports on Thursday claimed that Jose Mourinho’s side had agreed a £75million fee with Everton for the 24-year-old.However, that was denied by senior sources at the Merseyside club, with talkSPORT told the reports were ‘premature’ and ‘no deal has been reached’.Everton are understood to be demanding £100m to part with their star striker, who has fired 53 Premier League goals over the past three seasons.Discussions are continuing between the two clubs and United remain hopeful of landing Lukaku for the start of their pre-season tour of the United States.United are due to fly to California on Sunday and Lukaku, who has been on holiday on the west coast of America, is staying in the US for the time being.Lukaku has been holidaying with close friend and United midfielder Paul Pogba and early on Friday morning the Red Devils’ £89million world-record signing posted an Instagram story of the pair training together at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).Everton have accepted Lukaku wants to go and expect him to move to Old Trafford this summer.But there is still work to be done to get a deal over the line with the Toffees holding out for a world record transfer fee. Romelu Lukaku looks set to leave Everton this summer 1last_img

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