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Alvaro Morata - Why he will not fail at Chelsea and will prove to be a better signing than Romelu Lukaku.

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Alvaro Morata will be a major success at Chelsea, will not suffer the same problems as Fernando Torres and will prove to be a better signing than Romelu Lukaku mark my words.

The signing of Morata in my view comes only second to Antonio Conte signing a new contract to re-affirm his commitment to Chelsea.

Football: Chelsea boss Conte praises experienced Morata

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Beijing (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte marvelled Friday at the “crazy” transfer fees demanded for players, though he praised 80-million-euro ($92.2-million) newcomer Alvaro Morata as a young but experienced striker with a bright future.

The Italian coach said Morata, 24, will be a “first choice” player for his squad in the upcoming Premier League season, a day after Real Madrid and Chelsea announced his transfer.

Football: Chelsea boss Conte praises experienced Morata

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Beijing (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte marvelled Friday at the “crazy” transfer fees demanded for players, though he praised 80-million-euro ($92.2-million) newcomer Alvaro Morata as a young but experienced striker with a bright future.

The Italian coach said Morata, 24, will be a “first choice” player for his squad in the upcoming Premier League season, a day after Real Madrid and Chelsea announced his transfer.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - Is he the perfect solution? The reasons for and against a move to Chelsea.

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Chelsea have reportedly been offered the opportunity by Borussia Dortmund to sign the Bundesliga top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for £65-£70m this summer.

Having missed out on Romelu Lukaku and now it seems Alvaro Morata, Dortmund have taken the chance to capitalise on the fact that Chelsea MUST bring in a top class replacement for Diego Costa and have offered the Gabon striker.

Manchester United

Tweets and Photos: Romelu Lukaku and Man Utd team-mates react to beating Man City

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Man Utd’s Snazzy New ‘Holy Trinity’ Silver Third Shirt Was Designed By A 21-Year-Old Fan (Photos & Video)

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Manchester United have released their new third kit for 2017-18 and it's not nearly as bad as it might have been.

When images of the strip leaked a couple of months back it looked like United's 'Holy Trinity' homage was shaping up to be an eyesore "Morph and his family choosing which rollercoaster to go on" but, mercifully, the design is much more subtle than first feared.

Friendly: Lukaku And Rashford Notch Nifty Goals As Man Utd Beat Man City In Houston (Photos & Video)

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Houston's NRG Stadium played host to the first ever Manchester derby to be played on foreign soil on Thursday night, with the two sides squaring off in the International Champions Cup apropos of nothing.

For what little it's worth, United emerged victorious in front of over 67,000 fans as Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford both registered smart goals in a 2-0 win for Jose Mourinho's mob.

Mourinho wants Manchester United to wrap up transfer business

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Houston (AFP) – Jose Mourinho urged Manchester United bosses to wrap up the club’s transfer business as quickly as possible after watching new signing Romelu Lukaku find the net once more in a 2-0 win over Manchester City on Thursday.

Lukaku, who joined United last week from Everton in a British record transfer, bagged his second goal in as many starts while teenager Marcus Rashford also scored in the win at Houston’s NRG Stadium.

Mourinho wants Manchester United to wrap up transfer business

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Houston (AFP) – Jose Mourinho urged Manchester United bosses to wrap up the club’s transfer business as quickly as possible after watching new signing Romelu Lukaku find the net once more in a 2-0 win over Manchester City on Thursday.

Lukaku, who joined United last week from Everton in a British record transfer, bagged his second goal in as many starts while teenager Marcus Rashford also scored in the win at Houston’s NRG Stadium.

Manchester United 2-0 Manchester City: 5 pre-season talking points as Lukaku and Rashford down City

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It's pre-season, so naturally extensive conclusions and 'things we learned' can be somewhat overstated, but with new faces on show for both sides (along with some old ones ...

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Mourinho: There’s still plenty of time to buy the players I want

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Manchester United were reportedly very close to signing Ivan Perisic this week but couldn't agree a deal with Inter Milan, meaning the winger had to travel with his club to their pre-season tour of China.

Perisic cut a frustrated figure at the airport and was pictures on the plane sitting by himself and away from his teammates.

Friendly: Romelu Lukaku Gets Off The Mark For Man Utd In Routine 2-1 Win Over Real Salt Lake (Photos & Video)

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After pasting LA Galaxy at the weekend, Manchester United maintained their 100% pre-season tour record with a routine 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Monday evening.

United actually fell behind in the 20th minute, only for Henrikh Mikhitaryan to restore parity eight minutes later following a burst of snappy interplay between Jesse Lingard and Romelu Lukaka on the edge of the box.

Carrick Warns Romelu Lukaku He Is Now At A Big Club

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After the Hollywood style introduction in Los Angeles, Romelu Lukaku's debut for Manchester United did not go quite according to the script as the new £75million signing misfired in the opening game on tour.

Lukaku's failure to convert an easy chance just four minutes after coming on as a half-time substitute was all the more awkward because the man he replaced, Marcus Rashford, had scored twice in the opening 20 minutes against LA Galaxy at the StubHub Center.

Man Utd captain Michael Carrick fires warning to Romelu Lukaku

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Manchester United's newly appointed captain Michael Carrick has warned recent signing Romelu Lukaku that he faces a huge step up after arriving...

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Arsenal to accept £30m Everton bid for Walcott?

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Ronald Koeman is clearly a fan of the Arsenal strikers, or two of them at least, because after the Arsenal transfer rumours linking the Everton boss with a move for Olivier Giroud as a replacement for Romelu Lukaku who has signed for Manchester United, the Dutchman is now looking at our England international star Theo [.

Herrera and Mourinho speak out about Morata deal collapse

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Alvaro Morata's transfer to Manchester United looked like a certainty a few weeks ago, with the player keen to be reunited with Jose Mourinho after a lack of playing time at Real Madrid.

The Spanish club believed that Morata was Mourinho's prime target and so were unwilling to negotiate their overinflated asking price.

Rashford double as United thrash Galaxy

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Marcus Rashford scored twice as Manchester United kicked off their pre-season tour of the United States with a 5-2 rout of the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday.

With new signing Romelu Lukaku starting on the bench, England striker Rashford reminded manager Jose Mourinho of his eye for goal with an energetic display against an outclassed Galaxy team.

Mourinho gives Lukaku simple job – goals

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said on Friday Romelu Lukaku will be expected to deliver goals as the striker prepares to make his Manchester United debut.

Lukaku, who completed his 75 million pound ($97 million, 85.5m euro) transfer to Old Trafford on Monday, could make his first appearance in a United shirt in Saturday’s US tour match against the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Mourinho gives Lukaku simple job – goals

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said on Friday Romelu Lukaku will be expected to deliver goals as the striker prepares to make his Manchester United debut.

Lukaku, who completed his 75 million pound ($97 million, 85.5m euro) transfer to Old Trafford on Monday, could make his first appearance in a United shirt in Saturday’s US tour match against the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Conte eyes Real’s Morata to cure Lukaku hangover

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London (AFP) – Spanish striker Alvaro Morata is now the focus of frustrated Chelsea manager Antonio Conte’s attentions after Romelu Lukaku slipped through his fingers and signed for Manchester United, according to media reports.

Chelsea have tabled a £62 million (70m euros, $80m) bid for the 24-year-old Morata but Real Madrid are holding out for around £80m, the reports say.

Man Utd: Diddy Little Juan Mata Tries On Romelu Lukaku’s Gigantic Size 13.5 Football Boots (Photo)

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With Romelu Lukaku officially completing his big move to Manchester United yesterday, Juan Mata was one of the first to welcome his ex-Chelsea teammate to the fold.

"Welcome Romelu Lukaku, aka biggest boots EVER," Mata quipped on Twitter before posting an image of himself wearing the Belgian's enormous size 13.

Pogba behind record Manchester United deal: Lukaku

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku revealed that his record move to Manchester United was inspired by Paul Pogba’s arrival at Old Trafford as he began training with the Premier League giants in Los Angeles on Monday.

A relaxed-looking Lukaku signed autographs for fans and posed for photos at UCLA’s Drake Stadium, where United are training this week as their five-match pre-season US tour gets under way.

Pogba behind record Manchester United deal: Lukaku

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku revealed that his record move to Manchester United was inspired by Paul Pogba’s arrival at Old Trafford as he began training with the Premier League giants in Los Angeles on Monday.

A relaxed-looking Lukaku signed autographs for fans and posed for photos at UCLA’s Drake Stadium, where United are training this week as their five-match pre-season US tour gets under way.

VIDEO: Lukaku trains with United for the first time

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Romelu Lukaku has taken part in training with his Manchester United teammates for the first time since joining us from Everton.

Lukaku has chosen the no.9 shirt at United, having asked for permission from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and has revealed he can't wait to work with Jose Mourinho, the manager he's dreamed of playing for since he was 10-years-old.

Photos: Romelu Lukaku posing in Man Utd kit

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Lukaku completes record move to Manchester United

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London (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku officially completed his move from Everton to Manchester United on Monday for a reported fee of £75 million ($97m, 85.5m euros), a record deal between British clubs.

The 24-year-old Belgian international striker - Everton’s record Premier League goalscorer - signed a five-year deal after passing his medical and agreeing personal terms which will see him earn over £200,000 a week.

Lukaku completes record move to Manchester United

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London (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku officially completed his move from Everton to Manchester United on Monday for a reported fee of £75 million ($97m, 85.5m euros), a record deal between British clubs.

The 24-year-old Belgian international striker - Everton’s record Premier League goalscorer - signed a five-year deal after passing his medical and agreeing personal terms which will see him earn over £200,000 a week.

Official: Romelu Lukaku Is Finally Wearing The Famous Red Shirt Of Manchester United (Photos)

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Right, okay, it's official Romelu Lukaku is now a Manchester United player having finally completed his £75million move from Everton.

First of all i want to thank God for this opportunity. Delighted and blessed to be part of the greatest club in the world @ManUtd pic.

Lukaku signs for Manchester United: club

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London (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku officially completed his move from Everton to Manchester United on Monday for a reported fee of £75 million ($97m, 85.5m euros), a record deal between British clubs.

The 24-year-old Belgian international striker - Everton’s record Premier League goalscorer - signed a five-year deal after passing his medical and agreeing personal terms which will see him earn over £200,000 a week.

FAIL: The Irish Herald Newspaper Accidentally Use Photo Of Stormzy In Article About Romelu Lukaku

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TheIrish Herald newspaper have dropped an absolute whopper in their Monday morning edition.

Indeed, the rather glaring cock-up saw the Herald accompany their big back page story about Romelu Lukaku with an image of London grime star Stormzy...

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Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear.

Romelu Lukaku Bids Fond Farewell To Everton With Little Bit Of Help From 10cc’s Graham Gouldman (Video)

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With his big £75million move to Manchester United pretty much a formality from this point on, Romelu Lukaku has used Instagram to say a fond farewell to everybody at Everton.

Currently out in Los Angeles, the 24-year-old Belgian striker took the time to thank everybody who helped him on his way at Goodison during the four goal-laden seasons he spent with the Toffees.

Lukaku pays gushing farewell to Everton

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London (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku bid a fond farewell to Everton as he contemplated life with Manchester United following his move for a reported £75 million ($97m, 85.5m euros) transfer record deal between British clubs.

“I want to say a big thank you to all the people involved at Everton,” the 24-year-old Belgian international striker said.

Lukaku pays gushing farewell to Everton

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London (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku bid a fond farewell to Everton as he contemplated life with Manchester United following his move for a reported £75 million ($97m, 85.5m euros) transfer record deal between British clubs.

“I want to say a big thank you to all the people involved at Everton,” the 24-year-old Belgian international striker said.

Lukaku’s signing shows United ready to fight for major silverware in 2017-18

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Given that Zlatan Ibrahimovic's tenure at Old Trafford came to an end last month, signing a centre-forward of note was always going to be Manchester United's main priority this summer.

In Romelu Lukaku, the Red Devils have landed a player that can become one of the world's best and someone that has proven himself as a predatory force in the Premier League over recent seasons.

Chelsea sign Germany defender Rudiger

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London (AFP) – German international defender Antonio Rudiger joined Chelsea from Italian club Roma for a reported fee of £29 million ($37.3m, 32.7m euros), the buying club announced on Sunday.

The 24-year-old - whose fee with add-ons could rise to £33.3m - signed a five-year contract a week after helping his country win the Confederations Cup.

Chelsea sign Germany defender Rudiger

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London (AFP) – German international defender Antonio Rudiger joined Chelsea from Italian club Roma for a reported fee of £29 million ($37.3m, 32.7m euros), the buying club announced on Sunday.

The 24-year-old - whose fee with add-ons could rise to £33.3m - signed a five-year contract a week after helping his country win the Confederations Cup.

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VIDEO: Salt Lake 1-2 Manchester United

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Manchester United made it two wins out of two in last night's pre-season tour game against Salt Lake City.

Having gone a goal down, thanks to saw poor defending from Phil Jones, Henrikh Mkhitaryan equalised before Romelu Lukaku scored his first goal to give United the win. Jesse Lingard claimed the assist for the first goal and Mkhitaryan for the second.

Mourinho pleased as ‘top striker’ Lukaku opens account

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Salt Lake City (United States) (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku bagged his first goal in a Manchester United shirt on Monday as the 10-man Premier League giants labored to a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake in Utah.

Lukaku, who joined the Red Devils from Everton in a reported 75 million pound ($98.

The Rest

Remember when Carragher convinced Lukaku to leave Everton? Thanks!

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At the end of February, Jamie Carragher went to Everton's training ground to interview Romelu Lukaku. Wearing full Everton kit, the boyhood Everton fan spoke to Lukaku about his future.

The striker insisted he was happy at Everton and Carragher talked up his chances of finishing the season with the golden boot.

PICTURE: Mata tries on Lukaku’s massive boots

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Manchester United players took part in their first pre-season training session this afternoon in LA. Romelu Lukaku joined up with his new teammates for the first time too.

Juan Mata took to Twitter to welcome the new striker and took a picture wearing Lukaku's boots. Our new no.9 wears a size 13.