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Romelu Lukaku: Manchester United striker’s ‘voodoo message’ led to Everton exit

Romelu Lukaku has scored 10 Premier League goals for Manchester United this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Striker Romelu Lukaku decided to leave Everton after a “voodoo message” told him to join Chelsea, the Merseyside club’s major shareholder has claimed. The Belgium international, 24, eventually joined Manchester United for an initial £75m last summer. Farhad Moshiri told a shareholders’ meeting the player received the message “on a pilgrimage to Africa” having been set to sign a new deal at ...

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Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku ruled out for one week

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Manchester United’s top scorer Romelu Lukaku is expected to be out for a week, boss Jose Mourinho has said. The Belgian forward, who has scored 15 times this season, had played every minute in the Premier League before being taken off on a stretcher against Southampton on Saturday following a clash of heads with Wesley Hoedt. That ruled Lukaku out ...

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Premier League round-up: Alvaro Morata bags hat-trick in Chelsea rout and Manchester City continue prolific form

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Burnley 0-0 Huddersfield Town It was a game of few chances at Turf Moor as Burnley and Huddersfield played out a goalless draw. Neither side registered a shot on target in the first half, but Huddersfield’s Tom Ince and Laurent Depoitre came relatively close in the second. Burnley’s strike force failed to turn up in the game and the result ...

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Kick It Out want ‘racist’ Romelu Lukaku chant stopped

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Anti-discrimination group Kick It Out has contacted Manchester United to ask them to stop the club’s fans singing a “racist” chant about Romelu Lukaku. It says the lyrics, about the size of the 24-year-old striker’s penis, are “offensive and discriminatory”. “Racist stereotypes are never acceptable, irrespective of any intention to show support for a player,” said Kick It Out. Manchester ...

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Manchester United 4-0 Everton: Red Devils rout Toffees

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Wayne Rooney’s Old Trafford return ended in disappointment as Antonio Valencia’s breath-taking strike set Manchester United on course for a comprehensive victory against Everton. The build-up to Sunday’s encounter revolved around the return of United’s all-time top scorer for the first time since rejoining his boyhood club in the summer after 13 successful years in red. Rooney was given a ...

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Manchester United 4-0 West Ham: Romelu Lukaku nets double as Red Devils rock Hammers

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Romelu Lukaku immediately started to pay off his transfer fee with two goals as Manchester United beat West Ham 4-0 in their Premier League opener. The £75million summer signing struck in each half as United justified pre-season optimism with a sparkling and confident display at Old Trafford. The Hammers were completely outplayed and could easily have trailed by more goals ...

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Romelu Lukaku: Man Utd agree £75m fee with Everton for striker

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Manchester United have agreed a fee of around £75m with Everton for striker Romelu Lukaku. The 24-year-old Belgium international scored 25 Premier League goals last season. United, who have been chasing Lukaku for most of the summer, will not now be pursuing their interest in Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata. The move for Lukaku is not connected to talks aimed at ...

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Romelu Lukaku knows where he wants to play next season

Lukaku has spent four seasons at Everton, scoring 81 goals in all competitions (Image credit: Getty Images)

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku has decided where he wants to play next season. The 24-year-old striker, who scored 25 Premier League goals last season, turned down the most lucrative contract offer in Everton’s history in March. “I don’t want to stay at the same level. I want to improve and I know where I want to do that,” Belgian Lukaku said ...

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PFA awards: Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku up for two prizes

Everton's Romelu Lukaku has scored 23 goals in the Premier League this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku have been nominated for both the Professional Footballers’ Association player of the year and young player awards. They join Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alexis Sanchez, Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante on the shortlist for the main prize. Michael Keane, Leroy Sane and Jordan Pickford are up for the young player of the year award, alongside 2016 winner ...

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Everton 4-2 Leicester City: Romelu Lukaku hits brace as Toffees revive European aspirations

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Everton revived their slim hopes of qualifying for the Europa League after seeing off champions Leicester City in an enthralling encounter. The Toffees have seen their momentum curtailed in recent weeks, having picked up one point from their previous two league fixtures. But it was Ronald Koeman’s side who profited from a goal fest at Goodison Park, as two goals ...

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