Everton Striker Romelu Lukaku Glad To Prove Roberto Martinez Wrong

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Former Chelsea star pleased to prove a point.

Everton striker Romelu Lukaku says he was pleased to get back on the scoresheet for his side as he netted a late equaliser against West Ham United in the FA Cup 3rd round, the Daily Mail reports.

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The Belgian international, a £28m summer signing from Chelsea, has not been on the best run of form of late and has recently found himself dropped to the bench by manager Roberto Martinez.

Still, Lukaku scored a crucial goal for his side to keep them in the FA Cup after forcing a replay against the Hammers in the 3rd round of the competition, and he hopes it can be the start of a revival for him and the rest of the team.

Having been dropped from the starting lineup, the youngster was also pleased to prove a point to his manager and show what he can do when given the opportunity.

“After two games on the bench, I knew it was time to react,” Lukaku said.

“I wanted to show the manager how he can count on me. I wanted to show it was just a temporary thing, and now I am ready to move on and push myself to the limit.”

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