The just-expired Messi’s deal with Barcelona was the most expensive sporting deal for any player on the planet.
The much awaited deal will include some add-ons in the £77 million deal according to Football transfer oracle, Fabrizio Romano.
The veteran coach joins the Toffees 11 years after he left their local rivals Liverpool.
The 22-year-old striker scored 27 goals in just 28 appearances for RB Salzburg who won their eighth consecutive title.
The 4×400 metres team picked their qualification after recording the best time of 3:26.84 at the just concluded Lagos Open Athletics Championships.
PSG, Arsenal and Real Madrid have all shown interest in Sterling while Chelsea, Real Madrid and Arsenal have also been reported to be interested in Riyad Mahrez.
“I hope he turns up against France because he is a player with incredible potential,” Mourinho said of the United playmaker.
The Yola-born 23-year-old striker is a product of an Abuja based football academy.
The 28-year-old informed Spurs hierarchy of his desire to leave his boyhood club in search of trophies and advancement last month.
The Egyptian club players were warming up for the match before the Esperance fans went haywire and created chaos with Al Ahly fans.