The Italian legend was rumoured to be in line for the managerial hot-seat at Elland Road.
Unsurprisingly with Massimo Cellino at the helm, Leeds United were linked with a host of managers, even when another boss was in the job.
A new contract appears all but signed at Everton but that will not stop the Chinese Super League throwing money at Lukaku.
Undisputed footballing heroes these players may be, but there is one trophy missing from their bulging cabinets.
The World Cup winner was linked with taking over at the Championship club.
Massimo Cellino has criticised Leeds boss Steve Evans for talking too much.
The World Cup winner appears set to take over as new head coach, according to reports.
Leeds United have been linked with a bold move this summer.
Fabio Cannavaro has reportedly been lined up to take over from Steve Evans at Leeds United.
Fabio Cannavaro has been linked to Leeds United, but could become the Italian national team assistant boss.