Man United still want to sign top striker ahead of Lukaku – report

Manchester United still want to sign Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid ahead of Romelu Lukaku, say reports

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Everton striker Romelu Lukaku Photo: Romelu Lukaku / Instagram

Manchester United still want to sign Alvaro Morata as their top striking priority this summer ahead of Romelu Lukaku, according to reports in the British media.

The Guardian, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that Morata remains Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho’s first choice this summer.

The report comes after widespread reports in the British media on Thursday that Manchester United have agreed a £75m fee with Everton to sign Lukaku this summer.

However, despite the claims that Manchester United could be closing on the transfer of Lukaku, the Guardian suggests that Real Madrid striker Morata remains the Red Devils’ top attacking target.

Manchester United have been linked with a host of players this summer but the Red Devils have so far only concluded a deal to sign defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica last month.

The Red Devils will likely be keen to complete as much of their transfer business as possible before they jet off to the United States for their pre-season tour on Sunday.

Mourinho is preparing his side for a return to the Champions League next season after they finished sixth but won the Europa League last term.

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