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Man United plotting sensational £40m deal for exceptional Premier League striker

lukaku99112Manchester United fans in the Transfer Tavern are rubbing their hands in excitement, as their day reached new heights after an incredible transfer was reported- adding to their glee after grabbing bargains in the January sales.

The Daily Mirror states Manchester United are extremely keen on bringing Romelu Lukaku to the club from Everton and are plotting a £40m swoop for the Belgian striker this summer.

Former Chelsea forward Lukaku has risen to fame in the past few seasons, starring since making a permanent £28m switch to Everton following his successful loan stint with the club- and he also excelled with West Brom.

The 22-year-old forward has 15 Premier League goals to his name this season and 12 goals in 12 games has seen him take his overall total to 19 goals across all competitions.

United accept a transfer in January is almost impossible but are ready to go all-out for the striker in another spending spree this summer, as they eye phenomenal additions to make them Premier League contenders.

Everton do not want to sell but they could be forced into one with a lucrative offer, whilst Lukaku could be tempted by the lure of Champions League football.

One United punters has lodged an intriguing suggestion by saying he would offer Wayne Rooney as part of a deal, as he’s unimpressed with their captain’s performances across the past 12 months.

United fans, is Lukaku the striker you need? Would you offload Rooney too? Let us know in the comments below!

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