Breaking: Romelu Lukaku’s replacement set to join Man United in January in bid to win title

Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Celta de Vigo striker Maximiliano Gomez and are currently preparing to submit an offer in January when the window opens once again.

United need a new top quality centre-forward to strengthen the forward line and the Uruguay international is a brilliant option in this sort of situation. He had a brilliant campaign and earned big clubs attention.

Man United boss Jose Mourinho will do all they could to lure him to Old Trafford in the new Year Maximiliano linked up with Célticos from Defensor back in 2017 with a £4million transfer deal. The striker is one of the best in Spain and unchanged figure for the side.

Last term, he played 35 matches, netted 18 goals and created 4 assists across all competition. This is a good return and he can do a lot more with world-class teammates. The 22-year-old striker has a running contract with the La Liga club until the summer of 2022 and his buyout clause is about £30million.

His asking price could further increase during this campaign and become a whole lot more. The South American striker also named in his national team squad for the Summer FIFA World Cup in Russia and helped them made it to the quarterfinals but after falling to a 2-0 defeat against Les Bleus of France they returned home, exiting the global showpiece. The Red Devils are willing to pay huge sum of money for the striker as current squad number 9, Belgium international centre-forward Romelu Lukaku needs a reliable back-up.