Report: Everton step up their search for a striker

Everton's Romelu Lukaku looks dejected

Everton boss Ronald Koeman is now resigned to losing Romelu Lukaku, according to reports.

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku misses a chance to score

According to a report in The Sun, Everton are now looking for a striker - as they aim to replace Romelu Lukaku.

Everton had hoped to keep Lukaku, and planned to offer the 22-year-old a new contract.

However, The Sun claim that Ronald Koeman is now resigned to losing his star striker this summer.

New manager Ronald Koeman poses with a Everton jersey after the press conference

Lukaku has previously hinted that he would be open to leave Everton, and it seems that Koeman has not been able to convince him to stay.

The Toffees are now wasting no time in securing a replacement for the powerful forward.

Everton are on the hunt for a new front man, with Koeman having plenty of funds to invest.

Everton's Romelu Lukaku

Everton have over £100 million to spend this summer, but even so they will have a tough job to replace Lukaku.

The Belgian international netted 25 goals for Everton last term, but he could only fire them into a disappointing 11th placed finish in the Premier League standings.

Everton's Romelu Lukaku looks dejected

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