Everton's Romelu Lukaku irked by transfer talk and his future

Everton forward Romelu Lukaku takes to social media to hit out at transfer rumours linking him with a transfer away from the Toffees.

It's added that Chelsea are ready to splash out £80m on taking Lukaku back to the club, but with Mourinho also keen on having a second go with him after their previous stint together in west London, a move to Old Trafford could be the preferred option.

Lukaku is widely expected to leave Everton this summer after telling a Belgian journalist in March he was not signing a new deal at Goodison.

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Lukaku has scored 24 Premier League goals for Everton this season, seven more than United's top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but Meulensteen feels that the Belgium international's all-round game is not up to the standards required.

While former club Chelsea, who originally sold Lukaku to Everton in 2014 for £28 million, are now the favourites for his signature this summer, United are also believed to be interested following Zlatan Ibrahimovic's knee ligament injury.

But Muelensteen, who worked at the Theatre of Dreams as Sir Alex Ferguson's No 2, believes Lukaku would "fall short" if he joined the Red Devils.

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Meulensteen told talkSPORT: "Don't get me wrong here, Lukaku has obviously had a fantastic season and he is a goalscorer".

"But at a club like Manchester United you need more strings to your bow".

Everton are being linked with a £9 million move for Italian striker Diego Falcinelli this summer, with The Sun stating that Toffees are weighing up an attempt to bring the 25-year-old to the Premier League.

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