Episode 901: Lukaku Power Move, Players On The Verge Of A Transfer Breakdown, Rooney’s Return, Verratti To Barca
In a summer of mooted mega-deals that haven’t quite come off, Manchester United are expected to seal the signing of Romelu Lukaku from Everton for £75m plus £15m in add-ons.
Never seen this before. Shows an elite mentality from Lukaku. With that refreshing attitude, he’ll fit straight in pic.twitter.com/ly2uE7x70q
— The United Stand (@UnitedStandMUFC) July 7, 2017
Does Lukaku have what it takes to succeed at Old Trafford? Who will Chelsea, who were expecting to sign him, turn to now? And with Everton, Manchester United and Chelsea also linked by deals involving Nemanja Matic and Wayne Rooney, will the signing of Lukaku have knock-on effects elsewhere? John Brewin and Miguel Delaney join us to talk it through.
Piece on Everton. On the end of their age of austerity and why Rooney’s return makes sense. https://t.co/ZH9FhhwUT8
— John Brewin (@JohnBrewinESPN) July 7, 2017
Elsewhere West Brom players are steeling themselves for Tony Pulis’ feared pre-season training camp and Gianluigi Donnarumma has received a withering condemnation from Italy’s educational bureaucracy.
Pre-season, Tony Pulis style. pic.twitter.com/iPUN9ZEqru
— Mark Douglas (@MsiDouglas) July 7, 2017
And with a heart-rending bleatings in the pages of Corriere della Sera, Marco Verratti’s agent has made a strong bid to join the international super-agent elite.
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