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Man Utd turn to Lacazette and Lukaku, Ozil to sign new deal Featured

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Friday, 02 June 2017 06:31

Manchester United will turn to Alexandre Lacazette, or Romelu Lukaku, or both, instead of Antoine Griezmann, while Mesut Ozil is set to sign a new deal at Arsenal.

Man Utd turn to Lukaku

We start with The Star, who report that after seeing their pursuit of Antoine Griezmann more or less ended by Atletico Madrid's transfer ban, Manchester United will now look to Romelu Lukaku, with Alvaro Morata, Andrea Belotti and Kylian Mbappe also on the shortlist. Of course, going for Lukaku will mean going head-to-head with Jose Mourinho's former club Chelsea. However, a bid of £85 million and a salary of £250,000-a-week will be offered to Everton and Lukaku according to the report.
The Griezmann deal does appear to be dead now and Lukaku would certainly represent a sensible option, he knows the league and has a proven record. Morata would also be a good purchase but Belotti may be a risk, while Mbappe may just be too expensive.

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