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Lukaku says he's happy to complete Man Utd move in time for pre-season

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 01:22

New Manchester United signing Romelu Lukaku looks ahead to a new season with the club.

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SHOWS: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (JULY 10, 2017) (MUTV - SEE RESTRICTIONS BEFORE USE) 1. (SOUNDBITE) (English) NEW MANCHESTER UNITED SIGNING ROMELU LUKAKU, SAYING: (Reporter: "What is it about Manchester United that made you sign for the club?") "The history, the players that played for the club, the way that the club is always hungry to win trophies is something that I want and is something that I was searching for and for me that was the perfect opportunity to make the big step and as a club as Manchester United comes and asks you to play for them, you don't say no." (Reporter: "How pleased are you that this transfer has been completed before the start of pre-season so you get a full pre-season under your belt before the season and is that the best time to integrate with your new teammates?") "Yeah, of course that's something that I always wanted, and I wanted my agent and my former club Everton to make sure that the deal happened before the pre-season so now I can get to know the players, know how they play, I've worked already under the manager but you know for me it's now a fresh start with him, so I'm excited to get to know the way of things at Manchester United so I can't wait to get started." 2. LUKAKU TRAINING WITH TEAMMATES (MUTE SHOTS) STORY: Manchester United's new signing Romelu Lukaku said he was delighted with his move to the club re-uniting with manager Jose Mourinho and joining his friend Paul Pogba. Pogba played a "big role" in Romelu Lukaku's decision to join the Premier League giants from Everton, the Belgian striker has said. The 24-year-old completed his switch on Monday, his reported 75 million pound fee making him the club's second most expensive signing after last year's world-record deal for France midfielder Pogba. Pogba last week posted pictures with Lukaku on social media, calling himself 'Agent P'. Lukaku finished runner-up for the league's Golden Boot award last campaign with 25 goals and was tipped to return to champions Chelsea but chose to reunite with manager Jose Mourinho on a five-year contract. Lukaku trained with United's squad on Monday (July 10) ahead of their U.S. tour which begins with a match against LA Galaxy on July 16. http: //www .manutd.com/mutv?utm_source=Syndication&utm_medium=Video&utm_campaign=MUTV&utm_content=170710LukakuSyndication

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Lukaku says he's happy to complete Man Utd move in time for pre-season

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 01:22