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Real Madrid want Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku in stunning swap deal

Real Madrid want Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku in stunning swap deal

- Real Madrid are reportedly looking for Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku in a stunning swap deal

- The former Chelsea forward maintained his form during the just concluded FIFA World Cup in Russia netting four goals

- The Los Blancos are weighing up an offer for Lukaku to fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo

Spanish side Real Madrid are reportedly seeking Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku in a stunning swap deal.

According to reports in Spain, the Belgian star was lambasted for his below the par performances last campaign but still showed flashes of brilliance in his first season at Old Trafford, scoring 27 goals.

The former Chelsea forward maintained his form during the just concluded FIFA World Cup in Russia netting four goals to help Belgium’s Red Devils claim a bronze medal after finishing third.

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Lukaku’s impressive form has led to speculation over his future as the Los Blancos are eager to reinforcements their frontline.

The departure of Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo to Serie A champions last week has left Galaticos new manager Julen Lopetegui is desperate mood to bring in quality replacement before the start of the new campaign.

Reports coming out of the Spanish capital suggest the Los Blancos are weighing up an offer for Lukaku to fill the void left by Ronaldo as they prepare for the new campaign after a disappointing domestic season.

According to the Daily Star report citing Spani's news outlet Don Balon, the Galaticos are ready to use Wales captain Gareth Bale as bait to convince Red Devils eggheads to accept their offer.

The former Tottenham ace has been repeatedly linked with a move to the English topflight no thanks to the ‘bombshell’ he dropped after the UEFA Champions League final in Kiev last May.

The Welshman hinted he was experiencing lack of game time at the Santiago Bernabeu and could seek an exit this summer.

Previously, the Red Devils have tried to sign Bale in the past and looks likely to be the 29-year-old preferred destination if he decides to quit the Spanish topflight.

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However, Don Balon added that Los Blancos president Florentino Perez has informed Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho that unless he sacrifices Lukaku he cannot stands any chance of signing Bale this summer.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported that Belgium’s Lukaku is on the wish list of Champions League winners’ Real Madrid this summer with the Galaticos set to offer Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United in a mega swap deal, suggest reports.

The Belgian is looking good at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia, scoring four goals in two Group G games.

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