Report: Everton said to mull buying Wilfried Bony if Lukaku leaves

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Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is widely expected to leave the club this summer - and Everton is a possible destination.

Everton will consider a move for Manchester City's Wilfried Bony if they need to replace Romelu Lukaku at the end of the season, reports the Mirror.

Belgian striker Lukaku has enjoyed a fine campaign at Goodison Park, with 25 goals in all competitions to his name so far. And Lukaku's form will not have gone unnoticed, with a number of sides likely to be tracking him ahead of the summer transfer window. The player himself has also fuelled speculation over an Everton exit by saying he wants to play Champions League football next season.

And should Roberto Martinez’s side be forced into selling Everton's prize asset, they will consider Manchester City striker Bony as a replacement, according to the Mirror.

Bony looks set to leave the Etihad this summer when Pep Guardiola takes charge. And Martinez is said to be keen on signing him, even though Bony has scored just 10 goals in 40 appearances for Manchester City since his move from Swansea City last year.

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