Everton’s Romelu Lukaku has revealed that he has made a choice on his future destination, and an agreement has been made with the club.
After starting for Belgium up front for the friendly game against the Czech Republic on Monday, he led his team to a 2-1 victory. And speaking to Sky Sports after the game, he finally declared that a choice on his decision had been made.
He said: “My agent knows what’s going to happen. I know what I want to do, and whenever something happens, you guys will know. I’m staying calm and we have an agreement with the club as well. We stay calm and at least we have a direction where we want to go.
“I’m just going to rest for a few days and then just prepare for next season. I want to put the time in on my holiday to take everything to another level and be better than I was last year.”
After scoring 25 goals the previous season in the Premier League, he rejected a new contract with the Toffees in the hope of playing in the Champions League next season.
Also speaking to HLN, a Belgian media outlet, he stated: “We are now talking to the club. The most important thing is I want to win trophies. What I would like most is to play in the Champions League and to try and win the Premier League once – or better, a few times. That would be the most beautiful thing.
“That’s important for my progress as a player. I don’t want to stay at the same level. I want to improve and I know where I want to do that.”
The 24-year-old is keen on making a choice where he would be guaranteed a permanent first-team spot. He’d be an excellent replacement for either Chelsea or Manchester United – considering he’ll be taking up roles similar to Didier Drogba with the Blues, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the Red Devils.
Written by Srivats Venkateswaran
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