Romelu Lukaku 'annoyed' by persistent speculation about his future

Jose Mourinho speaks at Manchester United Europa League press conference

In what appears to be a retort to the almost-daily headlines featuring Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, the Belgian has hit out at the mainstream media with two tweets late on Sunday night.

Lukaku, 23, has always been linked with an exit from Everton this summer, with former club Chelsea and Manchester United among the clubs reported to hold an interest.

The Sun report in question claims Lukaku would struggle with defensive responsibilities if he were to move to Chelsea and has suggested that he may prefer a move to Manchester United this summer.

However, Lukaku has expressed his disapproval with the speculation on Twitter, requesting that the media wait until something has been made official regarding his future before reporting on it.

Lukaku is the Premier League's top scorer with 24 goals - and six assists - this season, and will surely be targeted by a number of top teams if he pushes for an exit from Goodison Park this summer.




Former Manchester United coach Rene Muelensteen does not believe Romelu Lukaku is good enough to make the move to Old Trafford.

'Don't get me wrong, Lukaku has obviously had a fantastic season and he is a goalscorer, ' Muelensteen, 53, told talkSPORT.

United have really struggled to convert their chances throughout the season with this being a major reason why Jose Mourinho's men find themselves four points off the Premier League's top four in fifth place.

"That is where he falls short and it's something that's not as exposed at a club like Everton".

Chelsea will likely finish the year as champions and will return to the Champions League, although things look a little trickier for United which could yet have an impact on their summer business.

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