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Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba shoot the hoops in Miami

Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba may be facing uncertain futures in their football careers, but the Everton striker and Juventus midfielder were busy working on their basketball game on Wednesday afternoon.

The pair appear to be firm friends off the pitch after spending time together during a holiday in Miami following a demanding European championship campaign in France.

Lukaku was unable to fire Belgium past Wales in the quarter-finals as the Red Devils lost 3-1, while Pogba’s France suffered a 1-0 defeat by Portugal in the Euro 2016 final.

The Juventus midfielder is reported to be on the brink of a world-record move to United just four years after the 23-year-old quit Old Trafford for the Serie A champions.

Lukaku, meanwhile, is thought to be the subject of a £50m bid from his former club Chelsea as Antonio Conte looks to bolster his attacking options ahead of the new season.

But the pair looked more like NBA stars from the 1980s than modern-day footballers as Lukaku took on Pogba in a game of basketball in Miami on Wednesday afternoon.

Lukaku posted the above video on his Instagram page and wrote:

“1 v 1 against my bro! @paulpogba #🏀IsLife #miami☀️ #WorkOut”

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The Belgium striker quit Chelsea under Jose Mourinho in 2013.

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