MANCHESTER UNITED boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plans a heart-to-heart with Romelu Lukaku subsequent week.
The £75million striker’s Outdated Trafford future is doubtful after a disappointing finish to the season.
Solskjaer is reluctant to put in writing off the 25-year-old simply but but additionally needs to know the place the Belgian sees his personal future.
Lukaku has not scored in his final eight appearances and his final objective was within the Champions League last-16 win over Paris Saint Germain… TWO MONTHS in the past.
Solskjaer has usually most well-liked Marcus Rashford down the center and Lukaku — who missed final week’s 1-1 draw at Huddersfield — is a doubt for Sunday’s conflict with Cardiff, though United haven’t revealed what his harm is.
Juventus striker Paulo Dybala is tipped for a big-money transfer this summer season.
The United boss at the moment has a right-back, a proper winger and two midfielders prime of his procuring record as he plans a new-look squad.
However that might additionally want to incorporate a top-class striker if Lukaku leaves.
Inter Milan have contacted Alexis Sanchez’s agent because the Chilean’s future additionally stays up within the air.
Sanchez, 30, has flopped — scoring simply 5 targets — since leaving Arsenal 18 months in the past and each events can be open to him shifting on.
The Italians are believed to be maintaining tabs on his state of affairs though they’re cautious of the prices concerned.
Sanchez is on £505,000 per week and has three years left on the 4½-year deal he signed after arriving within the £30million swap which noticed Henrikh Mkhitaryan be a part of Arsenal.
Stories in Italy say a gathering between Inter and Sanchez’s consultant Fernando Felicevich occurred in the previous couple of days.
A return to Serie A may attraction to Sanchez, who burst on to the scene with Udinese earlier than shifting to Barcelona and Arsenal.
Inter are boosting their putting choices with Mauro Icardi poised to depart on the finish of the season.
Sanchez was again within the United line-up at Huddersfield on Sunday however was compelled off with an ankle harm after 54 minutes and changed by 19-year-old Tahith Chong.
That was the South American’s first begin since March 2, though he spent a number of weeks out injured earlier than returning in opposition to his previous membership Barcelona in mid-April.
All of United’s first-team squad have been summoned to Carrington on Monday for a post-season debrief earlier than heading off for the summer season.
However Solskjaer additionally needs chats with a number of gamers as he appears to be like to get plans for subsequent season up and working.
The way forward for Paul Pogba — who shares the identical agent as Lukaku — can also be prone to be mentioned.
The French World Cup-winner fancies a transfer to Actual Madrid after three years again at United however govt vice-chairman Ed Woodward is unwilling to promote.
Ander Herrera and Juan Mata are prone to say their goodbyes at Monday’s end-of-season assembly. The Spanish duo are out of contract and may go away on frees.