Romelu Lukaku seemed to confirm that negotiations are on-going regarding his future. United and Chelsea are long believed to be in the running for Lukaku and with the playing stating his desire to win the League and play in the Champions League, is destined to move from Everton this summer. Lukaku said: “I know what’s going on, but I let my agent finish things. “In the end I do take the decision. I want to improve and enhance myself. We are in talks with the club. I want to play in the Champions League, and try to win the Premier League a few times. I’ll take the decision.”
IAN WRIGHT PRAISES BAILLY
Ian Wright has been all praise for Eric Bailly. The Ivorian has been mercurial since his move from Villarreal. Wright said: “You have to think to yourself: ‘My God, what a find.’ Pace, athletic ability, defending, reading, strength, you think: ‘you can see Eric at Old Trafford for the rest of his career. If he leaves it will be foe either Real Madrid or Barcelona.”
EVRA’S LOVE FOR THE CLUB
Patrice Evra’s love for United is not unknown. Recently he said: “I love Manchester United and I will always love Manchester United. It is not a fake love. We need to be behind United always, when they win and when they lose. If you love United, you should never criticize them, you need to support them. When the players have a bad game, the fans never boo them.” Evra was speaking in the aftermath of his return to United for the testimonial of Michael Carrick.
United have been shut down by Ajax in their pursuit of Kasper Dolberg. United reportedly inquired about the player but Dolberg is happy in Amsterdam and is not looking to force through a move after a breakthrough campaign. Dolberg’s agent, “Kasper is now preparing with the national team for matches against Germany and Kazakhstan. I can say one thing – all the top European clubs have enquired about him. At the moment there is nothing concrete, there is nothing on paper. Kasper intends to remain at Ajax for another year.”
MOURINHO ON LINDELOF
Mourinho was questioned about United making a move for Victor Lindelof. He said: “Victor Lindelof? I won’t tell whether I want him or not. I don’t like to talk about players that are not mine. Rui Vitoria (Benfica Coach) and the president (Benfica) won’t like another manager talk about his players.”
Meanwhile, Benfica President Vieira has planned a trip to Manchester to reportedly finalise the transfer of Victor Lindelof. But the medical won’t take place until at least the 13th of June as the player has International commitments.