Romelu Lukaka is set to pledge his future to Everton by signing a new five-year deal.
The betting market on his future had been quite active, and although you can still back him to leave – he is firmly odds on to still be at Everton next season.
Lukaku has become Everton’s all time top-scorer in the Premier League with 61 goals in his 131 appearances.
Lukaku has now agreed terms on his deal, and our Football Insider Graeme Bailey says the deal will be done this week.
“Sources close to Everton are making it known the deal is done and should be announced this week, which is a huge boost to the club and for coach Ronald Koeman,” said Bailey.
“Lukaku this season has been as a good as anything in the league…keeping him is huge for Everton”
“Lukaku this season has been as a good as anything in the league and he maturing into a world class striker, he is not that finish article yet – but he has so much ability, keeping him is huge for Everton.”
The news will be a huge boost for Everton, who you can still get a price on to finish in the top-six with SkyBet offering 8/1 on them to overtake one of those around them – they are currently in 7th, five points adrift of Manchester United.
If you still want to back Lukaku to leave, you can still get a few options with SkyBet.
Romelu Lukaku to be at end of transfer window:
To Stay at Everton 2/5
Manchester City 25/1
Manchester Utd 25/1