United will have to fork out £50 million for their striker target this Summer according to the latest reports. Everton are set to play hard ball to keep hold of their top scorer and the Reds may need to make him their second most expensive signing ever- behind Angel Di Maria.
The Mirror notes: Chelsea and Manchester United will have to pay more than £50million to get Romelu Lukaku this summer – and Everton will fight to keep him even if they receive offers of that size.
The Goodison club have made it clear they want star striker Lukaku – who has plundered 25 goals this season – to stay, despite his recent conformation that he wants to play Champions League football.
The Toffees sit 12th in the table, 13 points off the top four but have significant money to spend in the summer after massive recent investment from new major shareholder Farhad Moshiri.
With a new shareholder investing money into Everton that should give them the ability to at the very least hold out for more money for their star player. Time will tell just how badly the Reds want their man…