Everton for either Manchester United or Bayern Munich at the end of the season, according to his father.
Roger Lukaku told Het Laatste Nieuws that his son, who has scored 25 goals for Roberto Martinez’s side this season, is ready to move on.
The 22-year-old Belgium international joined the Toffees in 2014 for £28 million after failing to make the first-team at Chelsea and has become the subject of interest for many of Europe’s top clubs with his performances.
“He’s ready,” Lukaku Sr. told Het Laatste Nieuws. “I see that there is interest from Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Chelsea and Manchester United.
“I think he must choose Manchester United or Bayern Munich. Manchester United is a team under construction with no real focus.
“Bayern Munich is a machine where he can rotate well. The only condition is if Robert Lewandowski leaves.”
Lukaku distanced himself from the teams suggested by his father, but told Sky Sports News that he wants to play Champions League football next season.
“That is my dad’s point of view; I think those are the teams he likes,” he said. “It means people are keeping an eye on you.
“I have an agent who is dealing with this for me at the moment. I just want to be good, help my team-mates win games and score lots of goals.”
But, asked if he wanted to play in Europe, he said: “That is the next step for me. I’m 23 next summer and I think it would be nice to play in the Champions League from next season.”
Having seen what Lukaku has done as the striker for Everton first hand, I think it’s safe to assume that he would be a great addition to the squad. Wether it be rotating with Lewa, or playing alongside him, Lukaku is definitely a positive influence on the pitch.
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Liverpool have been given a boost in their reported pursuit of Bayern Munich forward Mario Gotze after it emerged that Bayern has no immediate plans to extend his contract past 2017.
The 23-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to Anfield as he continues to be underplayed at the Allianz Arena and previously flourished under Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp at Borussia Dortmund, per the Daily Telegraph.
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