Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has given approval for Romelu Lukaku’s Juve move, Sportsmail says.
Lukaku’s move to Italy is said involve Paulo Dybala swapping for the Premier League side Manchester United but rivals Inter Milan are said to still be interested in the player.
The media outlet claim the Portuguese superstar values Lukaku’s appetite for sacrifice and is happy to play wide of the Belgian marksman next season.
The Serie A champions are hoping Lukaku is a real market opportunity as well as one who will work well as the central pivot in a 4-3-3 system.
They have emerged as the Belgian striker’s most likely destination this summer, despite ongoing interest from Inter Milan.
Dybala’s agent and brother Mariano flew into London for talks with United bosses on Tuesday night as a move grows closer as reported by Sky Sports.
The Italian champions are reshaping their forward line and see Lukaku’s relative youth at 26 as a vital ingredient for their future plans with Mario Mandzukic and Gonzalo Higuain over 30.
With the deadline fast approaching in just eight days’ time in England, teams across Europe still have until the end of August.