Manchester United have accepted terms with Milan for Romelu Lukaku, permitting their AWOL striker to complete an resentful exit from Old Trafford.
United have nevertheless are yet to confirm the deal however it’s understood they accepted an improve offer within the region of £72million, as well as £12m in bonuses, with negotiations involving Lukaku’s agent Federico Pastorello in London.
The 26-year-old Belgium international flew to Italy on Wed night to secure a medical in Milan on Thursday.
He was pictured together with his agent on a private jet, Pastorello posted on Instagram: ‘Ready to take off …. direction Milano’. It follows Lukaku’s makes an attempt to force a move this week by training with his previous club Anderlecht in Bruxelles without United’s permission.
The player neglected the Premier League club’s demands to return to training with his teammates and he has been penalised 2 weeks’ wages – just about £400,000 – for his actions.
Lukaku had additionally been ordered to coach with United’s Under-23s by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer displeasing his manager after posting confidential sprint stats on his Twitter account last week.
However, he didn’t show up at Carrington for the second day in a very row on Wed, and was not seen at Anderlecht’s training ground.
There were additionally no sign of the player’s black Bentley at his house.
Nevertheless the Italian transfer window doesn’t shut till September 2, there was an agreement on all sides that a move to Inter is required to be completed as soon as possible following the breakdown of Lukaku’s relationship with United.
However he was sad over the club’s refusal to simply accept the transfer fee of £54m from last month, whereas a proposed swap offer from Juventus for Paulo Dybala collapsed last week.
United are attempting to recoup the £75m the cost of Lukaku transfer fee from Everton 2 years ago, conscious that they’re going to currently ought to pay the Merseyside club a £5m bonus as a part of the deal.
Lukaku didn’t feature in all six of United’s pre season games with a mystery ankle injury that has coincided together with his attempt to secure a move to Italy.
After previously indicating that they might replace him, United settle for that’s unlikely to happen before Thursday’s 5pm Premier League transfer deadline.