The 24-year-old had previously signalled his intention to leave Goodison Park this summer, citing a desire to win major trophies, prompting a bidding war between United and Premier League champions Chelsea .
In recent days Jose Mourinho’s side moved into pole position for his signature, with reports suggesting that the side had agreed a British record fee of £75m with the Toffees.Manchester united through their website confirmed it this morning.
“Manchester United is delighted to announce that it has agreed a fee with Everton for the transfer of Romelu Lukaku. The transfer is subject to a medical and personal terms. A further announcement will be made in due course.”
Lukaku is thought to be undergoing a medical in Los Angeles, where United will begin their pre-season tour of the US next weekend, with a deal expected to be finalised in the next 48 hours.