Thursday, March 1

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku signs for Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports and poses with NFL star Leonard Fournette

Manchester United star Romelu Lukaku has signed with superstar rapper Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports.

The Belgian posed alongside NFL running back Leonard Fournette in a photo to announce the link-up.

Lukaku becomes the latest in a star-studded cast of athletes under the sports management division - which will aim to improve his profile across the pond.

Jerome Boateng is the only other football player on the roster, with NFL stars Dez Bryant, Todd Gurley and Ndamukong Suh also signed up.

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, legendary boxer Andre Ward and MLB all-star Robinson Cano are also clients.

Add captionJay-Z has expanded his sports management company since 2013 (Image: Getty Images North America)
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The Belgian striker's main agent is Mino Raiola.

Lukaku celebrated his deal by trading jerseys with the Jacksonville Jaguars' Fournette - both including personal messages, with Fournette reaching out to the United No.9 writing on Instagram: "Shout out to my guy Lukaku."

Lukaku has taken time off since scoring in the 2-1 win over Chelsea at the weekend, visiting the United States to finalise his deal with Roc Nation Sports.


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