Everton striker Romelu Lukaku is a man sought after.
Chelsea and Manchester United are said to be enthused about the enormous Belgian, who has revealed to Everton he is anxious to move looking for Champions League football.
Lukaku, 24, claims he knows where he is playing next season yet where is best for him? ESPN FC’s club bloggers from Everton, Chelsea and Manchester United have their say on the £100 million-appraised striker’s future.
Lukaku and universal breaks appear to concur with the striker talking about a future far from Goodison Park. His capacity before objective matches his talent for unnecessary thoughts on his future. So, Everton would without a doubt be in a considerably more grounded position if Lukaku stays past this mid year. The media carnival joined to the player is a minor bother when weighed against his impact on the pitch.
Administrator Ronald Koeman could possibly do a ton with a revealed soliciting cost from £100m yet a sizeable spending plan is no certification for supplanting the profitability of a player specifically contributing 50 percent of Everton’s 62 class objectives last season (25 objectives, six helps). An amazing 20 objectives isolated Lukaku and closest colleague Ross Barkley (five).
In Lukaku, Everton have a demonstrated and solid scorer, one that has enhanced under Koeman and will keep on doing so. His record indicates 87 objectives in 166 matches (155 begins), putting him level with Alex Young or more Alan Ball and Tommy Lawton on objectives scored in imperial blue. Just 15 players in Everton history have scored more objectives for the club. It might be pie in the sky speculation to expect this driven 24-year-old to play a fifth progressive season without Champions League football, however the two years left on his agreement and his unquestionable significance to the group are the reason Everton ought to do everything to cajole no less than one more season from Lukaku. – Luke O’Farrell
On the off chance that Diego Costa departs, Lukaku would be a fantastic substitution. Despite the fact that not a correct imitation of the Spain worldwide, his capacity to lead the line, not too bad turn of foot and the utilization of his physicality to overwhelm protectors would suit Chelsea’s style of play. Lukaku’s work rate has frequently been scrutinized however that would absolutely enhance under the requesting Antonio Conte and in a group where he is a long way from being the main enormous name.
Having spent his high school years longing for imitating his deity Didier Drogba by scoring objectives for Chelsea, the inspiration for him to succeed would be tremendous. He would likewise require little time to adjust to his new condition having officially put in three years on Chelsea’s books, something that would not be the situation at Old Trafford.
His past spell won’t not have worked out too well for either party however as a more develop individual and with his diversion having unfathomably created meanwhile, he is ensured to have a far more noteworthy effect second time round. The nearness of his Belgian comrades Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois will make him feel significantly more at home and could enable him to get straight down to business if he somehow happened to come back to Stamford Bridge. – Phil Lythell
Lukaku would one say one is of a few signings Manchester United ought to be hoping to make, and what’s not to like about him? He has youth, speed, procedure, and a high footballing IQ; he has quality noticeable all around, quality under lock and key and the capacity to play in everyone around him.
He would be the perfect thwart for Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba, and would be an exceptional fit close by Antoine Griezmann ought to the Frenchman in the end make the move from Atletico Madrid. He scored 25 objectives for Everton last season, with six helps, highlighting what a balanced player he is and how appropriate he is to English football.
For sure, he has 87 objectives in 166 matches for Everton, which is a fine strike rate. He has all the capacity to be a real objective risk in the Champions League, and ought to be forcefully pursued by United, despite the fact that there will certainly be solid enthusiasm from adversaries both home and abroad.
His age and his ability would make him a fantastic securing for Jose Mourinho, and the quick advancement of his diversion in late seasons proposes that he is just set to progress.