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Manchester United targets Nigerian star Ademola Lookman

Manchester United eye Ademola LookmanAfrican footballers. Manchester United want to sign Ademola Lookman this summer and are ready to offer €60 million for him, according to reports from Italy.

Lookman had an outstanding season at Atalanta, including scoring a hat-trick in the Europa League final against Bayer Leverkusen. This victory gave La Dea their first piece of continental silverware. The Nigerian winger scored 17 goals and made 10 assists in all competitions throughout the season.

Because of his impressive performance, many clubs are now interested in him. While United are eager to bring Lookman to Old Trafford, they will face tough competition from Liverpool and Chelsea, who are also ready to pay the €60 million asking price.
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Manchester United pursuit for Ademola Lookman

After finishing the season with a negative goal difference and scoring only 57 Premier League goals, Erik ten Hag is eager to boost Manchester United’s attacking strength this summer. According to Italian outlet Calciomercato, via Sport Witness, United have identified Ademola Lookman as a potential solution and are ready to spend big to secure the 26-year-old.

Although the reported €60 million asking price might seem high, Calciomercato suggests that Atalanta will only consider ‘irrefutable‘ offers for Lookman, whom they view as crucial to their success. Having previously played in England’s top flight, Lookman would likely adapt quickly to the demands of the Premier League, making him an attractive option for United’s management.
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More about Ademola Lookman

Ademola Lookman, born on October 20, 1997, in Wandsworth, Greater London, to Nigerian parents, is a professional footballer. He attended St Thomas the Apostle College in Peckham, where he excelled academically.

Lookman started his senior football career with Charlton Athletic in 2015, impressing as a forward in the Championship. In January 2017, he moved to Everton, mainly playing as a winger. Despite representing England at various youth levels, Lookman chose to play for the Nigeria national team, debuting in 2022. He currently plays for Serie A club Atalanta.