Everton have told Manchester United that only an offer of £65million will convince them to sell striker Romelu Lukaku, according to The Sun.
The Toffees are desperate to keep hold of the Belgian international, and are hoping that the astronomical fee will scare off any potential suitors over the summer.
United are just one of the clubs said to be monitoring Lukaku’s output in front of goal this term, as well as his all round performances, and are joined by the likes of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City and even former club Chelsea in weighing up a move for him at the end of the season.
Despite having signing the 22-year-old for £28million, the club are well aware that given his record they can charge significantly more for his signature as he continues to build a reputation as one of the game’s most sought after frontmen.
However, with Everton currently sat in 11th, they are miles away from the top four finish they had been hoping for, which could work against them when convincing him to stay as he has made no secret of his desire to test himself at the highest level in the Champions League.
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