United target Lukaku trains with Pogba

Manchester United’s bid to sign Everton’s Belgian international striker Romelu Lukaku for a record fee between British clubs of £75 million looked nearer to completion on Friday as photos emerged of him training with Paul Pogba.
Lukaku, 24, was pictured on United star Pogba’s Instagram account training with his close friend — who has the same agent, Mino Raiola — in Los Angeles, where they are on holiday together.
With United due in Los Angeles this weekend to start a pre-season tour, the images supply further indications that Lukaku is Old Trafford-bound. They also suggest that champions Chelsea are losing the race to sign their main transfer target — manager Antonio Conte has made no secret of his desire for temperamental Spanish striker Diego Costa to leave with Lukaku earmarked as a possible replacement.
Lukaku, who is reported to have been offered wages of over £200 000 a week by United, should have returned to England on Thursday for pre-season training with Everton.
Everton sources were adamant no deal had been struck with United whilst the buying club had told the BBC on Thursday terms had been agreed.
However, according to the British media the twin pronged persuasive powers of Pogba and Raiola have turned Lukaku’s head away from Chelsea and to United.

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