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Everton Move Excites Lukaku

Belgian hitman takes to social media to voice excitement.

Everton Move Excites Lukaku
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Romelu Lukaku took to social media to signal his excitement at joining Everton.

A season-long loan signing of the Chelsea forward was agreed shortly before Monday's transfer deadline and has now been ratified by the relevant authorities.

The Belgian hitman arrives from Stamford Bridge following a successful loan spell at West Bromwich Albion last season, which yielded 17 goals.

He took to his Twitter account to break the news to his followers, tweeting: "Signed @Everton on a season long loan."

Later he used his Instagram account to post an image of the club crest, adding: "New year, new challenges #EFC #Toffees."

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During his spell at the Hawthorns last term Lukaku scored a number of high profile goals, including a hat-trick against Manchester United and a winning effort against Liverpool at Anfield.

The powerful striker, still only 20, joined Chelsea from Anderlecht as an 18-year-old in 2011, having already enjoyed a goal-laden spell in Belgium.

He has played only a handful of times for his parent club making three substitute appearances this term including Friday's UEFA Super Cup final against Bayern Munich.

He has accumulated over 20 caps for his country where he is a teammate of Kevin Mirallas and is in the squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifier against Scotland in Glasgow this weekend.

derek john teevanwelcome romelu hope you do great things for our fantastic club.COYB

Wednesday 4th September 18:36 Report Comment

Dave BarkerJust what we needed. Good luck lad.

Wednesday 4th September 05:55 Report Comment

Tony FitzReally happy we managed to get a decent striker in. Happy days. Welcome to our great club Romelu. IMWT!!!

Tuesday 3rd September 21:54 Report Comment

RYAN DARRENThe best signing in years........He is a fantastic player. Him, Mirallas, Barkley and Delfaeu will have a field day.............

Tuesday 3rd September 16:22 Report Comment

Alejandro DiazGood luck, Romelu in Everton my new team

Tuesday 3rd September 15:57 Report Comment

bernard philipsWe should start to negotiate a purchase of this lad cos he is the real deal,

Tuesday 3rd September 14:37 Report Comment

KevinJoseph CollinsonWelcome to Another Belgian Beauty... This will be a great home for you.... Have it!

Tuesday 3rd September 13:08 Report Comment

keith coldockWelcome can't wait to see the net bulging

Tuesday 3rd September 12:00 Report Comment

Jez WykeI notice the words "with an option to buy" missing from this article. Surely some mistake?

Tuesday 3rd September 11:08 Report Comment

Andrew David Valegood Loan Signing For Us Hope he bangs The Goals in

Tuesday 3rd September 10:52 Report Comment

RYAN DARRENGood? FANTASTIC YOU MEAN ????????

Tuesday 3rd September 16:23 Report Comment

Peter BrennanJus leave the pelanties to Bainsey,and weclome.

Tuesday 3rd September 10:48 Report Comment

A.S KanjiCome on you Belgian beauties...

Tuesday 3rd September 10:43 Report Comment
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