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Mourinho & Conte To Go To War Over £100m Star

Jose Mourinho & Antonio Conte To Go To War Over £100m Star

By David Kappel - Jul 04, 2017 03:50 PM @kappilinho

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho and Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte could reportedly go to war for the signature of a £100 million (R1.7 billion) star.

Gallery: Chelsea Unveil New 2017/18 Home & Away Kit

The Portuguese tactician apparently still wants to lure Romelu Lukaku to Old Trafford, even if United get his first target, Alvaro Morata, according to the Daily Star.

The Belgium striker has rejected an offer to extend his Everton contract, and is reportedly Conte's main target at Chelsea.

Lukaku has been heavily linked with a return to Stamford Bridge, having left the club for £28 million (R479 million) in 2014.

Conte apparently sees the former Blues striker as an ideal replacement for Diego Costa – he reportedly told the Spaniard via SMS that he is not planning for the 2017/18 campaign with him in mind.

However, new reports suggest that Lukaku would prefer a move to the Red Devils, as BBC Sports' Richard Askam claimed.

Gallery: Man Utd Unveil New 2017/18 Home Kit

Lukaku has scored 87 goals in 166 games since joining Everton, and now reportedly wants to take the next step in his career.

United or Chelsea – where would you like to see Lukaku go? Have your say in the comments section below.


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NHLANHLA1 Joined: 11 Feb 2014
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NHLANHLA1 Jul 05, 2017 03:56 PM
Conte doesn't need that boy
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matome910 Jul 05, 2017 07:22 AM
I hope he and Morata join United.
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bhkabhakalokuqina1 Jul 05, 2017 03:15 AM
Plz Mourinho forget about Lukaku just concentrate on morata and Rodriguez they will deliver silverwares for you
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Mzet wale khosi Jul 04, 2017 07:15 PM
Man u is back to square one come next season #zonya indoda
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musazumakhosi Jul 04, 2017 06:30 PM
please man sign for man red my team needs ur service u will be mourinho's first choice
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fohloza10 Jul 04, 2017 06:19 PM
stay put
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Akhona Mletshe Jul 04, 2017 05:04 PM
Stay at everton you won't make the grade at chelsea or man u
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Juju F Jul 04, 2017 04:54 PM
He be a perfect signing for Man utd along morata whereby Rashford wl gain much need support & learn from their experience
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Poviedj Jul 04, 2017 04:52 PM
Go to Chealse
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Mluh101 Jul 04, 2017 04:42 PM
Mourinho zomxosha futhi

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