Man United and Liverpool ready to break the bank for Super Eagles forward

Reports from England indicate that the English Premier League giants Liverpool and Manchester United will likely wrestle over the services of Super Eagles’ forward, Ademola Lookman in the coming summer transfer window.

Lookman has been on a good run at Atalanta since he was poached to the Italian side two seasons ago. In the same club, he has scored 32 goals and about 18 assists in as many as 78 appearances with the nickname given to him by the fans, La Dea.

Particularly, he grabbed headlines with the excellent finish of the previous season and marking three goals for Atalanta during the match with Bayer Leverkusen in the final of the UEFA Europa League with 3-0.

It has been rumoured lately that Lookman is now considering a revival with the English Premier League after he separated from Leicester City two seasons ago. If anything, from caught offside, Manchester United and Liverpool are showing interest in signing Lookman during the summer.

This is particularly the case for Liverpool, who are intending to bolster their attacking arsenal before the commencement of the new season to be backed by the newly appointed head coach Arne Slot. Manchester United, on the other hand, are a side that could do with a boost in the winger department and Lookman could be a great addition to the side.

As per the website, Transfermarkt, Lookman has been deemed to be valued at €40 million. However, Atalanta could ask for up to €51m for the swap to occur, which is a standard practice to balance the players’ value.

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