“It is only natural that he wants to develop his career at the biggest club”, Mourinho was quoted as saying by the club’s official website. You helped me become a better player and I thoroughly enjoyed working together.
The 31-year-old believes he can bring back success to a club who have not lifted a trophy since winning the FA Cup in 1995.
Lukaku now has his wish and plenty of time to prove he’s an elite player at Premier League, Champions League and global levels. In January, he scored his 250th goal for United to break the record set by Sir Bobby Charlton.
Everton’s new signing, English striker Wayne Rooney attends a press conference at Goodison Park in Liverpool on July 10, 2017, following his move to Everton from Manchester United.
Manchester United’s Romelo Lukaku trains at UCLA’s Drake Stadium in Los Angeles, California yesterday. I’m excited, I can not wait to meet the lads, get on the training pitch and then get on the pitch to play.
The Red Devils had agreed a deal with the Merseyside club for the striker on Saturday, which was subjected to his medical and agreeing personal terms.
Lukaku played briefly under United boss Jose Mourinho at Chelsea and he says the prospect of linking up with the Portuguese is the aspect of the transfer that he is most looking forward to.
New Manchester United signing Romelu Lukaku has declared himself ready to “go through a brick wall” for Jose Mourinho.
‘I said to him I have already realised it a little. “It’s nice to play with one of your best friends in the team”.
He heads to Manchester United for a fee of around £75 million after scoring 87 goals in 166 appearances for the Toffees, keen to play in a team that he sees as likely to compete for titles.
Rooney, who will be 32 in October, has signed a two-year deal at the club who finished seventh in the Premier League last season, one place behind United. “We are going to be prepared and we are all going to work hard in these upcoming weeks so we are prepared to challenge for the trophies.” .