Romelu Lukaku was Manchester United’s biggest signing in the summer of 2017. The former Everton player had come in with a lot of expectations, and he performed strongly in his debut campaign.
A trusted Jose Mourinho ally, Lukaku hasn’t lived up to the billing in the ongoing 2018-19 season, having managed just 6 goals in the Premier League.
With Jose sacked as manager last week, it will be a crucial period for the Belgian to get back running. United interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has work to do in getting big Rom performing.
Also, whoever comes in as the new manager in 2019 summer, will need to work to keep Rom at the club. This comes after reports stating that he is being eyed by Italian champions Juventus.
According to sources, the Serie A giants are interested in the 25-year-old. Juve are in search for a long-term striker who could be the future of the club, replacing the likes of Mario Mandzukic.
And that could propel them to up their pursuit of Lukaku. Juve are serial winners, and they will promise the player assured domestic trophies for sure.
Also, the idea of playing alongside Cristiano Ronaldo could be tempting for the forward. Juve could make a substantial bid for the player, and it’s up to United to make the final decision.