The key man in Man United’s attempt to sign top 24-year-old striker revealed – report

Super agent Mino Raiola has a key role to play in helping Manchester United to secure a deal for his client Romelu Lukaku, according to reports in the English media

Man United star Paul Pogba and Everton striker Romelu Lukaku Photo: Paul Pogba/Instagram

Super agent Mino Raiola holds the key to Manchester United’s bid to sign Romelu Lukaku, according to reports in the England media.

The Daily Telegraph believe that the Red Devils’ close relationship with the outspoken agent has helped the club to manouvre themselves into pole position to sign the striker.

Premier League champions Chelsea were heavily tipped to sign the Belgium international in the summer transfer window but now Manchester United look set to recruit the 24-year-old.

Raiola dealt with Manchester United last summer after his client Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan all completed lucrative moves to the 20-time English champions.

According to the Daily Telegraph, Lukaku has been convinced to move to Manchester United despite the centre-forward initially favouring a return to Chelsea.

The Premier League holders sold the Belgian star to Everton in a £27m deal in the 2014 summer transfer window after Mourinho failed to guarantee Lukaku regularly first-team football at Stamford Bridge.

However, the Manchester United boss appears to have had a change of heart after deciding to target Lukaku.

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