Romelu Lukaku Joins Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, Is Agency's 1st EPL Player

Rory Marsden@@roomarsdenFeatured ColumnistApril 19, 2018

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - APRIL 18:  Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Manchester United at Vitality Stadium on April 18, 2018 in Bournemouth, England.  (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
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Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has become the first Premier League star to sign for Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports management company.

Per ESPN's Darren Rovell, he joins Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng as the agency's only two soccer clients:

Other major names represented by Roc Nation Sports include Kevin Durant of Golden State Warriors and NFL star Dez Bryant.

Lukaku, 24, netted his 16th goal of the 2017-18 Premier League season in United's 2-0 defeat of Bournemouth on Tuesday and produced an apposite celebration:

The Belgium international's profile took a major boost last summer when he completed a £75 million move from Everton to United.

He could be a star at the summer's 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, as Belgium have enough quality in their side to go deep at the tournament. 

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