LUKAKU: I WILL MAKE UNITED GREAT AGAIN

Daily Mirror - - SPORT - FROM DAVID McDON­NELL in Los An­ge­les

ROMELU LUKAKU re­vealed that the de­sire to make “the big­gest club in the world” great again made him choose Manch­ester United over Chelsea. He will train with his new United team-mates in LA to­day on their pre-sea­son tour of the US, af­ter snub­bing a re­turn to his old club.

The Bel­gium striker com­pleted his £75mil­lion move from Ever­ton to United, de­spite Chelsea match­ing the fee in a des­per­ate last-ditch bid

to land him. But Lukaku, 24, said link­ing up with his old Chelsea man­ager Jose Mourinho (right) at the 20-times cham­pi­ons – who have not won the ti­tle since 2013 – was too good to re­sist.

He said: “It’s the big­gest club in the world and it’s hun­gry to win the league again, to be dom­i­nant in the world again. It’s the sort of op­por­tu­nity I’ve wanted since I was a child. “Who would say no to the big­gest club in the world? The best sta­dium in Eng­land, the best fans. “I al­ways said I wanted to play for a team that’s chal­leng­ing for ev­ery tro­phy, and United wants to be that dom­i­nant team. If you look at the his­tory, it says enough.”

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