London [UK] : Manchester United have announced that a fee has been agreed with Everton for striker Romelu Lukaku’s transfer, subject to a medical and personal terms.
“Manchester United is delighted to announce that it has agreed a fee with Everton for the transfer of Romelu Lukaku,” read a club statement.
“The transfer is subject to a medical and personal terms. A further announcement will be made in due course.”
United believe they have deflected Chelsea’s frantic attempts to hijack the Belgian’s proposed move to Old Trafford.
The Blues had originally signed him from Anderlecht for 18 million pound in August 2011.
As per the Guardian, the deal will be worth an initial 75 million pound plus a further 15 million pound of easily attainable add-ons linked to achievements and appearances.
The 24-year-old Belgium striker scored 25 goals last season in the Premier League. Lukaku has become one of the Premier League’s most prolific strikers in his three seasons at Goodison Park, scoring 71 goals in 133 games.