Stan Collymore backs Everton striker Romelu Lukaku to be Euro 2016 top scorer

Everton's Romelu Lukaku on the bench

Everton front man Romelu Lukaku is expected to play a key role for Belgium at Euro 2016.

Everton's Romelu Lukaku

Stan Collymore has told BoyleSports that he believes Everton striker Romelu Lukaku will be the top scorer at Euro 2016, if Belgium go a long way in the competition.

Lukaku looks set to have an important role for his country during the international tournament in France, as he is Marc Wilmots’ side’s main striker.

Everton's Romelu Lukaku looks dejected

If the 23-year-old does have an impressive tournament, Everton are sure to have to fend off interest in their prized asset, and Collymore has backed Lukaku to move to a Champions League side this summer.

“If the Belgians do well, it invariably means Lukaku will do well,” he said. “He’s my best bet for top scorer and a big move to a Champions League outfit this summer!”

Lukaku has already made public comments suggesting that he would be open to leaving Everton in the summer.

Everton's Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring their first goal

The powerful forward blasted in 25 goals for the Toffees last season, but he unable to fire Everton into Europe.

The Merseyside club ended up finishing in 11th place, leaving Lukaku seemingly actively pursuing a move.

Everton are determined not to have to sell any of their prized assets this summer, but they have told impending boss Ronald Koeman that he may find it difficult to keep hold of Lukaku, according to the Daily Mirror.

Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring the first goal for Everton

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