Romelu Lukaku's father speaks on son's Everton future

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The Everton marksman scored 25 times for the Toffees this past season.

Quoted by The Guardian, the father of Everton striker Romelu Lukaku has revealed that he expects his son to leave the Toffees before Euro 2016 starts.

The 23-year-old, who netted 25 goals in all competitions this past season, has been linked with a move away from Goodison Park following a wonderful 2015-16 campaign.

The Belgian's father, Roger Lukaku, has revealed that the Merseyside club are looking for £65 million for the ex-Chesea man - who cost them £28 million in 2014 - and believes an exit will materialise before the European Championships in France.

“Everton are asking around £65m for Rom. I think a transfer will be done before the Euros,” he told the Belgian magazine Humo, via The Guardian.

“I hope and believe that Mino [Raiola, Lukaku’s agent] is fair, and that he is acting in the best interest of the player."

Everton fans can have little complaint. There is a sense that Lukaku has outgrown the club following his goal-laden term and it was always going to be a matter of time before he was linked with an exit.

Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is the man who sold Lukaku, but the player himself is keen to join Manchester United if the Portuguese replaces Louis van Gaal, according to a report from The Express in April.

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